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5 years to reach maturity
This plant has no fragrance
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Pickle Plant Overview
Delosperma echinatum, the Pickle plant is a South African native. A succulent sprawling shrub, it has green fleshy, almost barrel, shaped leaves that are covered in soft white bristles. In late winter pale yellow flowers appear at the tip of stems.
Common problems with Pickle Plant
How to harvest Pickle Plant
Generally not harvested.
How to propagate Pickle Plant
Sow seed in well-draining sandy soil mixture. Do not over-water!
Break off a stem with a few leaves attached and root in sandy soil mix.
Special features of Pickle Plant
From late winter, they can appear through the summer until the autumn.
This plants prostrate habit makes it good choice to grow in containers.