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Caputia

Caputia pyramidata

Full Sun
Easy care
Light watering
Tender

H5-H1c

RHS hardiness

-15°C

Minimum temperature

Expected size

Height
Spread

1.8m

Max

50cm

30cm

Min

20cm

Flowering

  • spring
  • summer
  • autumn
  • winter

This plant has no fragrance

More images of Caputia

Leaves
Typical habitat of this plant
Growing in habitat near Hankey, E.Cape.
Growing in habitat

Caputia Overview

Caputia has beautiful succulent grey leaves. Popular water-wise plants!

How to propagate Caputia

Cuttings

Allow cuttings to heal before planting in sandy soil.

Seed

Sow seeds in Spring and Summer; Germination time about 4 weeks.

Special features of Caputia

Attracts butterflies

Drought resistant

Other uses of Caputia

Apart from its horticultural use, the plants are not used medicinally.