Hedgehog Mesem

Delosperma pruinosum

Krimvarkvygie (Afr.)

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Small succulent groundcreeper with soft yellow flowers. Green fleshy leaves make this plant waterwise and a good addition in dry areas.
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Planning

Difficulty

Easy

Flowering time

Summer

Fruiting time

Summer

Propagation

Seed

Sow seed in well-draining sandy soil mixture. Do not over-water!

Cuttings

Break off a stem with a few leaves attached and root in sandy soil mix.

Special features

Drought resistant

Pot plant

Indoor plant

Special features

Origin

South Africa, Eastern Cape

Natural climate

Temperate

Environment

Light

Full Sun, Partial Shade, Partial Sun

Soil moisture

Dry

Soil type

Clay, Loam, Sand

Soil PH preference

Neutral

Frost hardiness

Tender

Personality

Family

Aizoaceae

Flower colour

Yellow

Scent

None

Problems

Problem free
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