Senecio oxyriifolius
Senecio oxyriifolius
Senecio oxyriifolius
Senecio oxyriifolius
Senecio oxyriifolius
Senecio oxyriifolius
Senecio oxyriifolius
Senecio oxyriifolius
Senecio oxyriifolius
Senecio oxyriifolius

Senecio oxyriifolius has the common name False Nasturtium. A member of the Asteraceae family, this succulent has a distinct tuberous creeping rootstock and multiple vertically erect fleshy stems. Needing bright and full sun exposure, the plant slowly grows into a compact herb, about 6 inches tall. The bluish-green fleshy leaves have a characteristic yellow border. The dense foliage blooms into tiny yellow flowers from Spring to Summer, the blooming season. This winter-dormant plant is highly drought-tolerant and a native of South Africa. Some of the other African countries where the False Nasturtium grows are Zimbabwe, Zambia, Congo, Angola, Swaziland, Malawi, Tanzania, and Mozambique.

Growth Rate
Senecio oxyriifolius is a slow-growing houseplant.

The plant bears innumerable small yellow flowers from Spring to Summer.

Watering and Feeding
Since the perennial plant is drought-tolerant, it does not need regular watering. However, during the hot season, they need some water. Ensure that the soil is not wet for too long. Light fertilization is required but only annually.

The native soil should be sandy. You can also use loamy soil for False Nasturtium.

Senecio oxyriifolius grows well in the hardiness zone of 9b to 11b. It is not frost-hardy. The ideal temperature for the plant is from 25°F to 50°F (-3.9°C to 10°C).

This amazing plant has healthy growth in bright full sun.

Stem cuttings and seeds are suitable for propagating this variety. Cuttings have a faster growth rate.

The Senecio oxyriifolius is a stylish addition to your succulent collection. The best quality is now available at amazing prices on Planet Desert.

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Senecio oxyriifolius

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If you live in a cold climate and 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. If you do not order a heat pack, we do not send one with your order.



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.

Plants that are in 3.5" pots and smaller will be shipped in its pot to prevent any damage to the roots. Any plant that is larger than a 3.5" pot WILL NOT come with a pot as it will be shipped bare root.

Depending on the species and season, 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.

We ship via USPS Priority Mail, and we calculate the shipping cost based on the weight and volume of your purchase. Care instructions are included in every package you order. Please allow us up to 3 business days to process your order. Depending on your location, we will ship the plants on a certain day to avoid transit time during weekends or holidays. If you wish to receive your order on a specific date, or have special instructions, please add a note on your order. If you have any questions or comments, please feel free to contact us at any time.

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