A picture of a Sawblade

Sawblade

Dyckia brevifolia

Pineapple Dyckia - dyckia brevifolia (3596895312) by Drew Avery (CC BY 2.0)

Full Sun
Moderate watering
Tender

H2

RHS hardiness

1°C

Minimum temperature

Expected size

Height
Spread

1m

Max

Min

Flowering

  • spring
  • summer
  • autumn
  • winter

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Sawblade Overview

Rosette-forming, succulent perennial with leathery, spiky foliage coloured green. This species produces distinctive yellow flowers on an inflorescence arising from the side of the leaf rosette. This genus originates from South America, specifically Brazil and suits a desert garden. May be grown in colder, wetter climates under glass or as houseplants.

How to propagate Sawblade

Division

Offsets or division in spring.

Special features of Sawblade

Attractive flowers

Other uses of Sawblade

Grown for their overall appearance.