- Titanopsis Calcareum Plant Description
- Titanopsis Calcareum Plant Specs and Regions
- Titanopsis Calcareum Water and Light Recommendations
- Check Your Zone
The genus Titanopsis is part of the family Aizoaceae, which also includes the various forms of plants known as ice plants and those known as mimicry plants. This makes for a great succulent to collect. They come in different colors, textures and shapes. forms rosettes to 3" in diameter with semi-flattened paddle-shaped leaves densely covered with grayish-green tubercles. Tips of leaves are very warty in appearance. In its native habitat, often grows in rocky quartz fields in soils with high limestone content. Titanopsis calcareum is one of the plants considered "Mimicry Plants", and is nearly undetectable in its native habitat due to its cryptic coloring and rough texture that effectively mimics rocks and the surrounding environment.
Native to: South Africa
Hardiness: tender soft succulent - will not tolerate frost
Recommended light conditions: full to bright shade
Bloomtime : Fall through Winter
Bloom color : Gray, green, yellow
Watering needs: In the Summer Titanopsis Calcareum go through their dormancy stage. Meaning, the plant will stop growing to conserve their energy for their growing season. Please do not water through out this period to avoid root rot. Once the Fall starts you can start watering your lithops once a month.
Technical Information About This Plant
- Requires bright light for most of the day. Or constant dappled shade.
- Available in a small 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.