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This genus of around 13 to 17 species of succulent is native to South Africa where members are commonly known as mesembs. They are in the Aizoaceae (ice plant) family, which is also known as vygies in South Africa and New Zealand. This genus is characterised by the production of erect or spreading, semi-cylindrical leaves and daisy-like flowers, usually in shades of yellow or orange. M. crocea is a commonly cultivated species, grown as a tender glasshouse specimen. It requires sun and very well-drained compost.
Common problems with Mesemb
How to propagate Mesemb
You can propagate from seed.
By breaking off the fleshy leaves and treating them as cuttings.