Othonna euphorbioides Napkin Tree
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Succulent Othonna euphorbioides is a native of South Africa. It belongs to the Asteraceae family and is commonly known as the Napkin Tree. This is a caudiciform succulent with a potato-like caudex. It grows as a miniature spiny succulent shrub. The caudex or the stem of the plant grows between 10 to 15 cm. The plant goes dormant in the hot summer season. As it starts to rain, it moves out of dormancy.
This is a fast-growing succulent.
The Napkin plant flowers into yellow blooms during the summer season.
Othonna euphorbioides require little to medium level of watering for optimal growth.
The soil for the Napkin plant should be gritty so that the soil drains off well.
The hardiness zone for this succulent is 10-11. It is slightly frost-hardy.
Expose the plant to full sun for the best growth.
The best Othonna euphorbioides are through seeds and cuttings.
The Othonna euphorbioides gets its name from the Greek word called ‘othone’. It means a napkin or a linen cloth. The napkin plant cost in India is pretty reasonable.
Some of the information in this description has been found at desert-tropicals.com, llifle.com and cactus-art.biz
|Growth Rate||Slow growth|
|Scientific Name||Othonna euphorbioides|
|Sun Exposure||Full sun|