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Salt Mesemb

Mesembryanthemum varians

Also known as

Skeleton Plant, Soutvygie

Full Sun
Tender

10a-10b

USDA zone

-1°C

Minimum temperature

Flowering

  • spring
  • summer
  • autumn
  • winter

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Salt Mesemb Overview

Mesembryanthemum varians was previously known as Sceletium varians. It is known to have few medicinal properties —  unlike Mesembryathemum tortuosum (previously Sceletium tortuosum). It makes up for it by showcasing its much bigger flowers in spring. ZA Distribution: Western Cape.

Special features of Salt Mesemb

Drought resistant

Pot plant

Attracts bees