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Titanopsis Calcareum Plant Description

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.

Titanopsis Calcareum Plant Specs and Regions

Native to: South Africa

Zone: 9-11

Hardiness: tender soft succulent - will not tolerate frost

Recommended light conditions: full to bright shade

Bloomtime : Fall through Winter

Bloom color : Gray, green, yellow

Titanopsis Calcareum Water and Light Recommendations

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)

Customer Reviews

Based on 7 reviews

This Titanopsis is in great shape. Fingers crossed I can keep it this way. You won't regret the purchase.

Wonderful service

I am very impressed by the professional way my order was handled. Also the quick service and quality of the plant.
Thank you, I will be succulent shopping with you again

I like this

Very interesting looking Cacti, I can't wait to see it grow.

Just like the pictures!

Every succulent I've purchased from Succy Crafts has arrived in perfect condition, this one was no exception! I've had my eye on this particular succulent for some time, & it didn't disappoint. It's so unusual & looks better in person. I love unique & unusual succulents, & this one is one of my new favorites!!

Love this little guy!

Doing great! Arrived safely!

Just starting

I have just started playing with succulents. Ordered several types from here and they all arrived in great shape. Will be ordering more.

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