Lithops salicola
Lithops salicola
Lithops salicola
Lithops salicola
Lithops salicola
Lithops salicola
Lithops salicola
Lithops salicola
Lithops salicola
Lithops salicola

Introducing the Lithops salicola, also known as the salt-dwelling Living Stone plant, is a small succulent plant native to South Africa. It belongs to the Lithops genus and is well-known for its unique leaf structure that resembles pebbles or stones. 

Collecting different varieties of lithops can be such a fascinating and visually stunning hobby. These unique succulents, commonly known as "living stones," come in a wide range of shapes, colors, and patterns. When you gather a diverse assortment of lithops and place them together, it creates a mesmerizing display that resembles a collection of various rocks. If you are interested in getting multiple types of lithops then this Multiple lithops plant cluster is a great choice.   

Lithops salicola is a dwarf succulent with a truncated body of two opposite leaves and a shallow fissure for new leaves and flowers. It forms clumps of up to 50 bodies, which are thick, fleshy, and green gray. The upper surface is smooth, kidney-shaped. The leaves are thick and fleshy, designed to store water during dry periods. They have a distinct window-like area on the top surface, which allows light to penetrate and aids in photosynthesis. 

The flowers of Lithops salicola are beautiful and daisy-like; emerge from the center of the Lithops plant. The flowers can vary in color, ranging from white, yellow, pink, or orange. They usually bloom in late summer or fall and add a splash of color to these already interesting Lithops plants. 

Lithops salicola is a captivating plant that requires specific care. Make sure to provide it with plenty of bright, indirect sunlight, and well-draining soil, and be cautious not to overwater. Lithops are slow-growing plants that develop new leaves every year, emerging in the fall and growing through winter and summer. They go dormant in late summer, and water should be restricted to prevent bursting leaves. Watering is safe during this period, but leaves will continue into winter. Stop watering as older leaves shrivel. 

If you are living in USDA zones 10-11, you can grow it outdoors year-round. You can propagate Lithops salicola through seeds or by division. Lithops salicola plant is non-toxic to humans and pets. So, you can enjoy these lovely succulents without any worries. Don't miss out on adding the Lithops salicola to your garden! Order now and enjoy its beauty for years to come. 

Additionally, our collection features a variety of stunning lithops living stones with various shapes, colors, and patterns. From the deep red Lithops optica 'Rubra' to the intricate Lithops aucampiaeLithops urikosensisLithops juliiLithops olivaceaLithops hookeri, and Lithops susannae, each variety has distinct markings, making it an excellent addition to any collection. So, feel free to explore our collection and discover the captivating world of lithops! 

Bloom Season Late summer, fall
Botanical Name Lithops salicola
Dormancy Summer
Family Aizoaceae
Flower Color White, yellow, pink, orange
Genus Lithops
Growth Habit Solitary, Clumping
Growth Rate Slow
Hardiness Zone 10, 11
Mature Size Up to 2 in. tall, 1 in. wide
Native Area Namibia, South Africa
Plant Type Succulent
Propagation By seeds, divisions
Resistance Drought tolerant, heat tolerant, pest resistance
Soil PH 6.5, Acidic, Neutral
Soil Type well-draining soil
Special Features Easy to grow
Sun Exposure Full sun, partial shade
Toxicity Safe for Humans, Friendly to dogs, Friendly to cats
Watering Needs Low

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Lithops salicola

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Please note: Our large plants are many years old, and as a result, they might have minor scaring but will arrive 100% healthy and looking great.

Please note: Our large plants are shipped bare root. They are also many years old, and as a result, they might have minor scaring but will arrive healthy and looking great.

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Introducing the Lithops salicola, also known as the salt-dwelling Living Stone plant, is a small succulent plant native to South Africa. It belongs to the Lithops genus and is well-known for its unique leaf structure that resembles pebbles or stones. 

Collecting different varieties of lithops can be such a fascinating and visually stunning hobby. These unique succulents, commonly known as "living stones," come in a wide range of shapes, colors, and patterns. When you gather a diverse assortment of lithops and place them together, it creates a mesmerizing display that resembles a collection of various rocks. If you are interested in getting multiple types of lithops then this Multiple lithops plant cluster is a great choice.   

Lithops salicola is a dwarf succulent with a truncated body of two opposite leaves and a shallow fissure for new leaves and flowers. It forms clumps of up to 50 bodies, which are thick, fleshy, and green gray. The upper surface is smooth, kidney-shaped. The leaves are thick and fleshy, designed to store water during dry periods. They have a distinct window-like area on the top surface, which allows light to penetrate and aids in photosynthesis. 

The flowers of Lithops salicola are beautiful and daisy-like; emerge from the center of the Lithops plant. The flowers can vary in color, ranging from white, yellow, pink, or orange. They usually bloom in late summer or fall and add a splash of color to these already interesting Lithops plants. 

Lithops salicola is a captivating plant that requires specific care. Make sure to provide it with plenty of bright, indirect sunlight, and well-draining soil, and be cautious not to overwater. Lithops are slow-growing plants that develop new leaves every year, emerging in the fall and growing through winter and summer. They go dormant in late summer, and water should be restricted to prevent bursting leaves. Watering is safe during this period, but leaves will continue into winter. Stop watering as older leaves shrivel. 

If you are living in USDA zones 10-11, you can grow it outdoors year-round. You can propagate Lithops salicola through seeds or by division. Lithops salicola plant is non-toxic to humans and pets. So, you can enjoy these lovely succulents without any worries. Don't miss out on adding the Lithops salicola to your garden! Order now and enjoy its beauty for years to come. 

Additionally, our collection features a variety of stunning lithops living stones with various shapes, colors, and patterns. From the deep red Lithops optica 'Rubra' to the intricate Lithops aucampiaeLithops urikosensisLithops juliiLithops olivaceaLithops hookeri, and Lithops susannae, each variety has distinct markings, making it an excellent addition to any collection. So, feel free to explore our collection and discover the captivating world of lithops! 

Bloom Season Late summer, fall
Botanical Name Lithops salicola
Dormancy Summer
Family Aizoaceae
Flower Color White, yellow, pink, orange
Genus Lithops
Growth Habit Solitary, Clumping
Growth Rate Slow
Hardiness Zone 10, 11
Mature Size Up to 2 in. tall, 1 in. wide
Native Area Namibia, South Africa
Plant Type Succulent
Propagation By seeds, divisions
Resistance Drought tolerant, heat tolerant, pest resistance
Soil PH 6.5, Acidic, Neutral
Soil Type well-draining soil
Special Features Easy to grow
Sun Exposure Full sun, partial shade
Toxicity Safe for Humans, Friendly to dogs, Friendly to cats
Watering Needs Low

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