How to grow Avonia recurvata

Avonia recurvata grow and care – cactus of the genus Avonia also known as Avonia recurvata plant, Avonia recurvata perennial evergreen used as ornamental drought tolerant plant, can grow in mediterranean, desert, subtropics climate or as houseplant and growing in hardiness zone 10+.

Stem color green or gray, the stems build from layers in shape of leaves looks like dandruff, the linear but grow winding shape.

Leaves color white or green, leaves small and grow under the “dandruff”

Avonia recurvata flowers

Flower color can be: pink, white or yellow, flowers grow in the end of the stems one flower each stems each flower has five petals and multi stamens.

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How to grow Avonia recurvata growing and care:

Well-drained soil, more than -3C

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

Pests and diseases:
Snails, slugs

Pruning season:
All year

How to prune:
Just for design

Size of the plant?
10-25 cm, 4-10 inches

Growth speed in optimal condition:
Slow growing

Water requirement:
Small amount of water

Light conditions in optimal condition for growing:
Full Sun / Half Shade / Full Shade (won’t bloom)

Is it possible to grow indoor as houseplant?

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

Blooming information

Bloom season:

General information about the flower
Pink, white or yellow flowers grow in the end of the stems one flower each stems each flower has five petals and multi stamens

Scientific name:

Avonia recurvata

How to grow Avonia recurvata

Avonia recurvata


Blooming Seasons
  • Summer flowers
Flower colors
  • Pink flower
  • White flower
  • Yellow flower
  • Desert Climate
  • Mediterranean Climate
  • Subtropics Climate
Leaf color
  • White leaves
Ornamental parts
  • Ornamental flower
  • Ornamental leaves
  • Ornamental plant
Plant growing speed
  • Slow growing plants
Plant life-form
  • Cactus
  • Evergreen
  • Perennial plant
Plant Uses
  • Colored leaves
  • Drought tolerant plants
  • Indoor plants
  • Ornamental plants
Planting Season
  • 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 13