Adromischus schuldtianus grow and care – subshrub succulent of the genus Adromischus, Adromischus schuldtianus perennial evergreen plant, used as ornamental and its drought tolerant, this plant easy to take 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 silver dots in ovate shape can be with pointed top.
How to grow Adromischus schuldtianus – 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? Yes
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
Bloom season: Spring / Summer
General information about the flower White or red the flowers shape its pipe with entrance in star shape