(This plant comes in a 3.5 inch pot. All of 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).
This succulent is also known as Octopus Arms because it forms stems covered with a velvety green epidermis and groves on the round surfaces. It forms clusters of small branches that with enough light get a nice pink tone. It is low growing and in summer can produce flowers that are pink toned in full sun.
Origin: Ethiopia, Somalia, and northern Kenya
Watering needs: dry in winter/ moderate to light watering otherwise
Sun exposure: half sun/ part shade
Some of the information in this description has been found at desert-tropicals.com, llifle.com and cactus-art.biz
|Common Name||Octopus Arms|
|Frost Tolerance||7 degrees C|
|Hardiness Zone||10a to 11b|
|Scientific Name||Monadenium ellenbeckii|
|Sun Exposure||Full sun to partial shade|