Stomatium mustellinum Night-Blooming Ice Plant
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Stomatium Mustellinum goes by the common name“Night-Blooming Ice Plant”. This succulent is a cup or tubular shaped. The plant originates in South Africa and belongs to the family of Aizoaceae. This spring flowering specie can grow up to any height between 3 to 5 inches.
This perennial succulent plant with stunningly small branchlets grows at a slow pace.
You will witness the night-blooming ice plant growing yellow-colored flowers during the spring and summer seasons.
Watering and Feeding
Watering Stomatium Mustellinum is no task. They require a regular amount of water like any other succulent. The soil should be fully moisture-free between waterings. While it is not necessary to feed succulents, you can accelerate their growth by feeding them during the growing season.
Sow the plant in a gritty and sandy soil mix. More than 50% of the mix should include pumice or perlite and the end product of the soil should feel loose and ventilated.
Stomatium Mustellinum grows best in the summer season. Talking about its frost tolerance, it is anywhere between -23.3 °C (-10 °F) to -20.6 °C (-5 °F). The hardiness zone is 6a to 10b.
The plant thrives in ample bright and direct sunlight. Whether you place them outdoors or indoors, make sure they are exposed to frequent hours of direct sunlight except during the hottest days in the summer season.
Propagate through leaf cuttings during the summer and autumn seasons. Cut off a healthy leaf, and lay it flat with the base of the leaf close to the soil. Provide the right care and see the leaf growing in a week or two.
Apart from being an attraction to the eye, the Night-Blooming Ice Plant is also famous for letting out a fragrance that drastically improves the overall atmosphere of wherever the plant is growing.
Some of the information in this description has been found at desert-tropicals.com, llifle.com and cactus-art.biz
|Blooming Season||spring and summer.|
|Common Name||Night-Blooming Ice Plant|
|Growth Rate||Slow growth|
|Hardiness Zone||9 -11|
|Scientific Name||Stomatium Mustellinum|
|Sun Exposure||Full sun|