Othonna capensis "Ruby Necklace"
(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).
Othonna capensis is a trailing perennial succulent herb. In situations where plants receive bright, direct sunlight, the leaves turn a beautiful shade of purple.
Temperature zone: USDA Zone 5 (Coldest zone where hardy)Frost tolerance:
Minimum avg. temperature: hardy to -12° C / 10 F
Sun exposure: full sun and will tolerate coastal conditions, but thrives also in half shaded positions.
Origin: Algeria and Tunisia
Growth habits: grows as a groundcover and makes a very ornamental pale green colouring, the flowers only open in the sun but at almost any season of the year each shoot has a flower stalk on the end of it
Watering needs: It needs moderate water during from spring to autumn, keep rather dry in winter or the plants may rot at the base.
Colder regions warning: If you 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. We are now offering 72-hour heat packs for an additional $3.00. If your order is $50.00 or more, you will get a heat pack free of charge. 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 save to ship. Care instructions: Care instructions are included in every package you order. Shipping details and customer service policy: We ship via USPS Priority Mail. We calculate the shipping cost based on the weight and volume of your purchase. Depending on your location, we will ship the plants on a certain day to avoid transit time during weekends or holidays. If you have any questions or comments please feel free to contact us at any time.
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