Gibbaeum dispar mesembs 'Copiapoa De Philippi'
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Gibbaeum dispar mesembs is a weird-looking succulent, globose-shaped with egg-shaped leaves and a green-velvety texture. The plant originates from South Africa and belongs to the Aizoaceae family. Copiapoa de Philippi displays a fast growth rate, rising to a height of 0.5 to 1 inch. The winter-dormant plant has a common name ‘Copiapoa de Philippi’ and requires full sun exposure to thrive.
Gibbaeum dispar mesembs exhibit a fast growth rate.
This plant bears flowers in summer, the blooming season. The flower is characterized by yellow or violet color petals, white style, and stigma.
Watering and Feeding
Copiapoa de Philippi is a drought-tolerant species. Like a typical succulent, it needs regular watering.
The soil requirements for the plant are gritty, inorganic, and well-drained potting mix.
Copiapoa de Philippi grows well during mild winters as the temperature drops. The plant is cold-hardy, with a hardiness zone between 10b to 11b. The frost tolerance temperature is about – 4°C (24.8°F).
This succulent requires full sun exposure for healthy growth. It prefers plenty of sunlight and well-ventilated areas.
The ideal way to propagate is by planting seeds.
Gibbaeum dispar mesembs is a great addition to your indoor succulent collection. It can be suitably grown in pots and containers as houseplants. With a little care, the best results can be achieved. It makes for a deserving gifting item too!
Some of the information in this description has been found at desert-tropicals.com, llifle.com and cactus-art.biz
|Common Name||Copiapoa de philippi|
|Frost Tolerance||– 4°c|
|Hardiness Zone||10b to 11b|
|Scientific Name||Gibbaeum dispar mesembs|
|Sun Exposure||Full sun|