Caralluma growing succulent of the genus Caralluma also known as Sarcocodon, Caralluma perennial plant, use for medical and also used as ornamental plant, it is drought tolerant plant, can grow in mediterranean, desert, subtropical climate or as houseplant with a lot of light and growing in hardiness zone 10b-12a
Stems color green and can be reddish in the top, the stems flesh.
Flower color can be: purple, brown, black, white, green red, yellow and mostly multicolor, shape of the flower is star shape and flowers in some species growing connected and create structure of ball.
What is the best way to start growing? Plant / Seed / Vegetative reproduction
Is it necessary to use vegetative reproduction? No
Difficulties or problems when growing: Spines
Planting season: Spring / Summer / Autumn
Pests and diseases: ?
Pruning season: All year
How to prune: Dead parts
Size of the plant: 20-60cm, 8-24 inches
Growth speed in optimal condition: Slow growing
Water requirement: Small amount of water (do no overwater)
Light conditions in optimal condition for growing: Half shade / Full shade (with a lot of light)
Is it possible to grow indoor as houseplant? Yes
Growing is also possible in a planter /flowerpot / containers: Yes
Bloom season? Summer / Autumn / and rarely in the winter
General information about the flower: Star shape flowers in some species growing connected and create structure of ball, flowers colors can be: purple, brown, black, white, green red, yellow and mostly multicolor