How to grow Adromischus marianae

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

Leaves color green, red, yellow and also mixed, can be with dots in ovate shape and can be with pointed top.

Adromischus marianae flowers

Flower color pink or red the flowers shape its pipe with entrance in star shape.

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How to grow Adromischus marianae – growing and care:

Well drained soil, sandy soil

What is the best way to start growing?
Plant / Seeds (explanation bellow) / Vegetative reproduction – cutting leaf, cut the leaf or cut in the base of the leaf with hand not anything sharp and wait at least 24 hours or if not cut in the base or cut with sharp object need wait few days to few weeks until the tissue will hill, put it in well-drained soil, and water it every few days small amount of water, let in dry but not fully dry, after few weeks to month it start to grow root, better to start cutting indoor with sterile soil reduce the amount of pests.

Is it necessary to graft or use vegetative reproduction?
No, but to start from seeds takes a lot of time and harder

Difficulties or problems when growing:

Planting season:
Spring to summer in hardiness zone 9, spring to autumn in hardiness zone 10, all year in hardiness zone 11

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, do not overwater and better to let it dry between watering

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

Is it possible to grow indoor as houseplant?

Growing is also possible in a pot / planter /flowerpot / containers:
Yes, grow in pot that 20%-30% bigger than the roots ball, also the drainage of the soil it’s important, better to use for soil potting soil and in the bottom to put something inert like lava grit or “little rocks” in the bottom, put soil of the cactus potting mix, but after few years drainage of the soil not function the same so need to change it to new soil

Blooming information

Bloom season?
Spring / Summer

General information about the flower:
Pink or red the flowers shape its pipe with entrance in star shape

How to grow from seeds

Sow in half shade to full shade location or with light but be aware that colder the season sow in more sun hotter full shade, better sandy soil or well ventilated soil like cactus potting mix and good drainage is important

Saving seeds and care until sowing:
Dry and dark place in room temperature

Sowing season:
spring but possible in autumn and winter in hot climate, in summer put it in full shade, in hardiness zone 10a spring to summer, hardiness zone 10b spring to autumn, hardiness zone 11 all year

Planting spacing:
20-30cm, (8-12 inches)

Depth of Sowing:
0.5cm, (0.25inches)

Conditions for seeds germinate:
Moist soil but do not over water and don’t let it dry

Watering requires for Seeds:
Small amount of water / Average amount of water, keep the soil lightly moist and do not overwater and don’t let it fully dry

Germination time:
2-4 weeks

Condition of seedling:
Light with moist soil and well ventilated soil

Scientific name:

Adromischus marianae

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Blooming Seasons
  • Spring flowers
  • Summer flowers
Flower colors
  • Pink flower
  • Red flower
  • Desert Climate
  • Mediterranean Climate
  • Subtropics Climate
  • Temperate Climate
Leaf color
  • Red leaves
  • Yellow leaf
Ornamental parts
  • Ornamental flower
  • Ornamental leaves
  • Ornamental plant
Plant growing speed
  • Slow growing plants
Plant life-form
  • Evergreen
  • Perennial plant
  • Subshrub
  • Succulent
Plant Uses
  • Colored leaves
  • Drought tolerant plants
  • Indoor plants
  • Ornamental plants
Planting Season
  • Autumn Planting
  • Spring Planting
  • Summer planting
Plants sun exposure
  • Full sun Plants
  • Part shade Plants
  • Shade Plants
Watering plants
  • Small amounts of water
Hardiness zone
  • Hardiness zone 10
  • Hardiness zone 11
  • Hardiness zone 12
  • Hardiness zone 9