Gasteria "Silver Fuji"
A lovely grey, with pink and green variegated cultivar that is said to have originated from Japan.
The plant is relatively slow growing with a clustering habit. If the offsets are removed, the original plant can grow quite large (about 15 cm high)
Plant size: Well established propagations, about 5 to 7 cm from tip to tip are offered.
Gasteria is a small genus of easy-growing Southern African plants, commonly known as "beestong" (Afrikaans) which translates to Ox Tongue, for its rough textured strap-shaped leaves, this is especially a character of Gasteria batesiana.
There are about 25 recognised species and are predominantly found in the Eastern Cape and Western Cape, but also known from the Northern Cape, KwaZulu-Natal and Mpumalanga. The genus is nearly endemic to South Africa, but is also recorded from Namibia and Swaziland.
For a list of the recognised Gasteria species, please read Gasteria Species Checklist.