This plant is shown in a 6 inch 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 BARE ROOT.
This one of a kind succulent has beautiful purplish stems and is one of the most attractive species. It will grow up to 7". Eventually it will form a woody stem.
Frost tolerance: When dormant, the plant is slightly cold tolerant (down to nearly -5° C or less)
Sun exposure: They do need a lot of light to develop their typical compact shape, but different clones vary in their tolerance of full sunshine.
Origin: Canary Islands.
Growth habits: Slow to moderate growth rate.
Watering needs: Rots easily, especially if over wet.
Propagation: Cuttings grow easily once left to callous for several days and then planted in succulent soil. Seeds germinate in 14-21 days at 21°C.
Some of the information in this description has been found at desert-tropicals.com, llifle.com and cactus-art.biz
|Common Name||Succulent bush senecio|
|Flower||Orange and red|
|Frost Tolerance||-5° C|
|Growth Rate||Slow to moderate|
|Hardiness Zone||10 to 11|
|Scientific Name||Senecio kleinia|
|Sun Exposure||Full sun or light shade|