How to grow Adromischus cristatus

Adromischus cristatus growing subshrub succulent of the genus Adromischus, Adromischus cristatus perennial evergreen used as ornamental drought tolerant plant, can grow in mediterranean, desert, subtropics or temperate climate as houseplant and growing in hardiness zone 9-11.

Leaves color green, leaves can be with prominent edge and in wedge.

Adromischus cristatus flowers

Flower color white the flowers shape its pipe with entrance in star shape.

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Requirements for Adromischus cristatus growing and care:

Well drained soil

What is the best way to start growing?
Plant / Seed / Vegetative reproduction

Is it necessary to graft or use vegetative reproduction?

Difficulties or problems when growing:

Planting season:
Spring, summer, autumn

Pests and diseases:
Slugs, snails, aphids

Pruning season:
All year

How to prune:
Just for design and dead part

Size of the plant:
5-14 cm, 2-6 inches

Growth speed in optimal condition:
Slow growing

Water requirement:
Small amount of water

Light conditions in optimal condition for growing:
Half Shade / Full Shade (with light)

Is it possible to grow as houseplant?

Growing is also possible in a planter /flowerpot / containers:

Blooming information

Bloom season:
Spring / Summer

General information about the flower
White the flowers shape it’s pipe with entrance in star shape

Scientific name:

Adromischus cristatus

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Ornamental parts

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Watering plants

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