(This plant comes in a 3.5-inch pot. All 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.)
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.
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.