Huernia pillansii
Huernia pillansii
Huernia pillansii
Huernia pillansii
Huernia pillansii
Huernia pillansii
Huernia pillansii
Huernia pillansii
Huernia pillansii
Huernia pillansii
Huernia pillansii
Huernia pillansii
Huernia pillansii
Huernia pillansii

(This plant comes in a 3.5-inch pot. All our plants are grown under the same conditions, although not all the plants are the same. You will receive a similar plant in size and shape to the ones in the pictures. Our plants are hand-picked and carefully selected to bring you the best quality possible. Please allow us up to 3 business days to process your order. If you wish to receive your order on a specific date, or have special instructions, please add a note at the checkout. The plant is shipped in its pot to prevent any damage to the roots.)

The Huernia pillansii is a native to South Africa and is commonly known as Cocklebur or Cockle burrs. The cockleburs plant belongs to the Asclepiadaceae family. It appears ovate and cylindrical, growing to a height of 10-12 cm with filtered sunlight. The cocklebur tree is winter-dormant with a slow growth rate. The leaves of this succulent appear as soft bristles. The star-like or cup-like cocklebur flowers are yellow or reddish-brown in color. Spiny cocklebur blooms during late summer to early fall and is not frost-hardy.

Growth Rate
Plant cocklebur is slow-growing.

Flowering
The flower of Huernia pillansii is star-like or cup-like and is yellow or reddish-brown in color. The blooms appear from late summer to early fall.

Watering and Feeding
The cocklebur tree needs moderate watering. In winter, the frequency should be reduced. Check the substrata before watering.

Soil
Huernia pillansii requires well-draining soil. Mix the standard soil with 25% sand, 25% mulch, and 50% perlite or pumice.

Hardiness
The hardiness zone of the cockle burr is 10b to 11b. It is not frost-hardy.

Light
This succulent plant needs filtered sunlight for optimal growth. Give it bright light but place it under partial shade.

Propagation
The cockle burr can be propagated from cuttings or cocklebur seeds.

There are many known cocklebur medicinal uses. Besides being an ornamental add-on, you can try huernia pillansii hybrid too. While cocklebur plant images look extremely attractive, get your own as a decorative showpiece for your space.

This site is protected by reCAPTCHA and the Google Privacy Policy and Terms of Service apply.

Customer Reviews
5.0 Based on 1 Reviews
5 ★
100% 
1
4 ★
0% 
0
3 ★
0% 
0
2 ★
0% 
0
1 ★
0% 
0
Write a Review Ask a Question

Thank you for submitting a review!

Your input is very much appreciated. Share it with your friends so they can enjoy it too!

Filter Reviews:
SM
08/17/2022
Stephen M.
United States United States

Nice

Received in good condition, no issues.

Huernia pillansii

3 reviews
Regular price$ 19.75
/
Shipping calculated at checkout.

Size
  • In stock, ready to ship
  • Inventory on the way

If you live in a cold climate and are expecting temperatures below 40 degrees within the next five days after placing your order, we highly recommend adding a heat pack to your order. If you do not order a heat pack, we do not send one with your order.

*PLEASE NOTE- If you are ordering both CACTI/SUCCULENTS and HOUSEPLANTS, you will need to purchase BOTH heat packs above to your cart.

**FREE HEAT PACK WITH ORDERS OVER $50 before taxes and shipping- BY REQUEST ONLY, PLEASE MAKE A NOTE ON YOUR ORDER.

($50 Promo not valid for Houseplant heat packs)

To prevent plants from freezing while in transit, orders placed for areas with extreme severe freezing temperatures will be held for shipment until it is safe to ship.

Plants that are in 3.5" pots and smaller will be shipped in its pot to prevent any damage to the roots. Any plant that is larger than a 3.5" pot WILL NOT come with a pot as it will be shipped bare root.

Depending on the species and season, you will receive a very similar plant to the one in the picture. It may or may not be blooming at the time of your purchase.

We ship via USPS Priority Mail, and we calculate the shipping cost based on the weight and volume of your purchase. Care instructions are included in every package you order. Please allow us up to 3 business days to process your order. Depending on your location, we will ship the plants on a certain day to avoid transit time during weekends or holidays. If you wish to receive your order on a specific date, or have special instructions, please add a note on your order. If you have any questions or comments, please feel free to contact us at any time.

*Does not apply to Houseplants catalog


You may also like

Be the first to share your unique experience using the product.