Grey Sticks is a vertical grower with long silver colored leaves with burgundy margins. The silver white coating is called "farina". It is a powder film that succulents develop to be able to live under extreme sunny conditions. Their farina is like natural sunscreen. This succulent can endure long dry spells and can be planted in full sun. It will grow into a shrub forming multiple branches that can grow up to 8 inches tall.
Native to: South Africa
Hardiness: tender soft succulent - will not tolerate frost
Recommended light condition: full sun
Bloomtime : Summer
Bloom Color : orange
Watering Needs Indoors: Instead of giving your succulents gradual sips of water throughout the week, give them a good soaking, to the point where water runs out the drainage holes at the bottom of the pot. Be sure to empty the water that runs into the saucer, succulents do not like to sit in water. Then let the soil dry out completely before watering again.
Watering needs Outdoors: In the Summer water your succulents every two weeks, by soaking them and letting them dry before watering again. In the Winter water your succulents once a month.
Technical Information About This Plant
- Requires bright light for most of the day. Or constant dappled shade.
- Best to water every 2 weeks.
- Available in 2 inch size. (Based on availability)
Knowing what your planting zone is can be vitally important to your plants thriving. Keep in mind that the zones pertain to OUTDOOR planting. If you plan to keep your plants indoors for fall-winter the zones may be irrelevant.