Adromischus cooperi - Unspotted
Origin: Eastern Cape Province, South Africa
Known as the Plover Eggs Plants. Even though it is labeled as a "unspotted" form, it appears that the leaves are pigmented throughout, unlike the normal concentrations of pigmentation in spots.
Plant size: Well established propagations, about 3 cm in diameter are offered.
Adromischus belongs to the Crassulaceae family, this is a small sized genus with about 28 recognised species. It is a genus of mostly small leaf succulents with an immense variation found in the species regarding their leaf size, shape, markings and colouration. It is predominantly found in the Northern Cape, Western Cape and Eastern Cape provinces, but is also known from the KwaZulu-Natal, Mpumalanga, Gauteng and Limpopo provinces.
Caring for your Adromischus
Pot: Adromischus is best suited to cultivation in pots, the plants can be planted in small containers, looking its best in clay or ceramic pots.
Soil: The plants prefer a well drained soil, a mixture of sandy soil with some organic matter
Light: The brighter the light the more colourful and compact your plant will be. Note that the leaf colour fades during the course of its growing season, new leaves emerge again with their nice showy colourations.
Water: Your plant should dry out for a few days between watering. Over-watering can cause the leaves to burst or root loss.