Pleiospilos nelii mesembs split rock
Pleiospilos nelii mesembs split rock
Pleiospilos nelii mesembs split rock
Pleiospilos nelii mesembs split rock
Pleiospilos nelii mesembs split rock
Pleiospilos nelii mesembs split rock
Pleiospilos nelii mesembs split rock

Pleiospilos Nelii Mesembs Split Rock

(This plant comes in a 3.5" pot. You will receive a very similar plant to the one in the picture. It may or may not be blooming at the time of your purchase. The plant is shipped in its pot to prevent any damage to the roots).

Pleiospilos nelii mesembs is a highly unusual succulent plant from the Aizoaceae family. With its origin in South Africa, this houseplant grows up to 6 inches in height. The winter-dormant plant is a type mesemb. Pleiospilos Nelii has a common name “Split Rock”.

Growth Rate

Split Rock plant is slow growth.


Split Rock succulent blooms in eye-catching coral or apricot color from late winter to mid-spring.


Avoid overwatering this succulent type. To avoid rotting, let the soil dry out completely after watering. Reduce watering during the winter months.


These plants need porous and well-drained soil mix. Split Rock succulent care is quite easy and less time-consuming. 


Pleiospilos Nelii belongs to the hardiness zone of 9b to 11b. This variety is not frost tolerant. So, if you live in colder regions with temperatures less than 30° F (-1.1° C), consider planting the succulent indoors.


This popular houseplant needs partial to light shade. It also requires some bright sunlight. You can place your plant in a spot where it can get partial sun with ample airflow.


Split Rock succulents can be propagated through seeds or division.

If you are looking for a plant that can be grown indoors and requires less attention, then Pleiospilos Nelii “Split Rock” is for you.

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Blooming Season Late winter-mid spring
Common Name Split rock
Dormancy Winter
Family Aizoaceae
Flower Coral/apricot
Frost Tolerance -5°C
Growth Rate Slow
Hardiness Zone 9b to 11b
Height Under 6 in.
Origin South africa
Pot Size 3.5"
Scientific Name Pleiospilos nelii mesembs split rock
Shape Globose
Sun Exposure Partial to light shade
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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 by request. 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 safe to ship. Care instructions are included in every package you order. We ship via USPS Priority Mail, and 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.