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Dwarf Ox-Tongue

Gasteria bicolor var. liliputana

Also known as

Lilliput Gasteria, Klein-Beestong

Full Shade
Easy care
Tender

8a-11b

USDA zone

-12°C

Minimum temperature

Flowering

  • spring
  • summer
  • autumn
  • winter

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Dwarf Ox-Tongue Overview

Gasteria bicolor var. liliputana is a rare, dwarf succulent perennial with leaves in a rosette. It is one of the smallest of the gasterias, each rosette reaching only about 25 mm in height. Some of its larger siblings like Gasteria exelsa can grow 70 mm tall and 1 m in diameter. ZA Distribution: Eastern Cape.

Special features of Dwarf Ox-Tongue

Attracts birds

Drought resistant

Pot plant