Lithops Living Split Rock Plant
This unique succulent can make a great addition to your collection of plants. You will receive a plant that looks similar to the ones in these pictures. Your plant will be delivered in a 3.5” pot to prevent root damage and it may or may not be blooming.
Lithops Living is a unique succulent from the Aizoaceae family. The plant has a common name “Split Rock Plant” as it only has a pair of leaves that look like stones. Lithops plant goes into dormancy in late spring or early summer. Growing up to 6 inches in height, this excellent succulent originates from Southern Africa.
Lithops living stones are slow-growing and easy to care for.
Lithops bloom in gorgeous bright yellow color from mid-fall to early winter. The flowers look colorful and have a sweet fragrance.
Watering every couple of weeks during its growing season is recommended. Avoid letting the soil remain wet and soggy. Living rocks plants cannot survive for too long if overwatered.
Lithops must be planted in well-drained soil or a cactus potting mix. Materials like sand or pebbles can be added to improve drainage.
This succulent plant is hardy in zones 10a to 11b. As it is frost intolerant, it is better to plant this variety indoors if you live in colder areas with temperatures 50° F (10° C).
Lithop living stone grows best in full to partial sun. Place your succulent in bright sunlight during the morning and partial shade during the afternoon. Your plant needs a south or east-facing window for better results.
The propagation process of these houseplants can be done by seeds or division. Growing lithops from seeds is a popular yet common method.
Lithops Living “Split Rock Plant” can be a lovely addition to your plant collection.
Give this little plant a try!
Some of the information in this description has been found at desert-tropicals.com, llifle.com and cactus-art.biz
|Blooming Season||Mid fall to early winter|
|Common Name||Split rock plant|
|Dormancy||Late spring or early summer|
|Hardiness Zone||10a to 11b|
|Height||Under 6 in.|
|Scientific Name||Lithops living stones|
|Shape||Shape of an inverted cone|
|Sun Exposure||Full sun to partial shade|