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Ice Plant

Delosperma lehmannii

Full Sun
Easy care
Light watering
Tender

9a-11b

USDA zone

-7°C

Minimum temperature

Expected size

Height
Spread

20cm

Max

30cm

10cm

Min

15cm

5 years to reach maturity

Flowering

  • spring
  • summer
  • autumn
  • winter

This plant has no fragrance

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Ice Plant Overview

A popular succulent for indoor containers this plant has 3 angled grey green leaves that can get to 4cm long. Growing in opposite pairs these thick leaves can multiply upwards to 20cm in height. Yellow daisy like flowers up to 4cm wide can appear.

Common problems with Ice Plant

Generally Pest and Disease Free

    How to harvest Ice Plant

    Generally not harvested.

    How to propagate Ice Plant

    Seed

    Scatter seeds on the surface of the compost and leave uncovered.

    Cuttings

    Cuttings can be taken anything in Spring, Summer or Autumn.

    Division

    Best done in Spring.

    Special features of Ice Plant

    Drought resistant

    Pot plant

    Other uses of Ice Plant

    A low maintenance plant that suits being grown in gravel or rock gardens in frost free areas.