- Plant Description
- Plant Specs and Region
Tylecodon Schaeferianus is native to South Africa from the Crassulaceae family. This succulent grows on the coast of South Africa in sandy rocky crevices. The stems on this succulent are fleshy and branch like with bean shaped leaves. The leaves are green with brown small dots that cover the entire leaf. This succulent is a perennial that will bloom pink or white tubular flowers in late Winter though Spring. A unique succulent to add to your collection.
Native to: South Africa
Hardiness: tender soft succulent - will not tolerate frost
Recommended light conditions: full sun to part shade
Bloomtime : Winter through Spring
Bloom color : white/pink
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. Avoiding letting water sit in the rosette.
- Available in a small size. (based on availability)