Cotyledon tomentosa "Dragon Toes"

$3.50

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Description

Cotyledon tomentosa "Dragon Toes"

Eastern Cape, South Africa

A beautiful selected clone of the popular Cotyledon tomentosa, this cultivar has longer leaves with three pointed leaf tips.

Plant size: Well established plants, about 10 cm high are offered.

 

About Cotyledon

Cotyledon is a small sized genus of easy-growing succulent shrub-like plants, ranging from small compact sprawling species to larger shrubs. The leaves vary from smooth, covered with a powdery substance, sticky to being covered in hairs.

The species in South African is commonly referred to as "Varkoor Plakkies" in Afrikaans. It is a widespread genus, found in South Africa.

The variability in the genus presents an array of plant forms, sizes, leaf shapes, colours and textures. This spectrum of features makes them excellent plants for container gardening, the rockery or used in larger landscapes.

 

Caring for your Cotyledon

Pot: Cotyledon plants does very well in containers, some species like C. orbiculata is best suited to the garden

Soil: The plants are very willing and can adapt to most spoils.

Light: The brighter the light the more colourful and compact your plant will be. Although some Cotyledon can grow indoors, bright or direct sunlight is required for optimal growth.

Water: The plants prefer watering every week or two, but well established plants can tolerate prolonged droughts.

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