Caralluma speciosa growing succulent of the genus Caralluma also known as Sarcocodon, Caralluma speciosa 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.
Caralluma speciosa flower
Flower color can be: purple, brown, black or red with mostly yellow in the middle but can be other colors, shape of the flower is star shape and the flowers mostly growing connected and create structure of ball.
Caralluma speciosa for sale – Seeds or Plants to Buy
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 and mostly growing connected and create structure of ball, color can be: purple, brown, black or red with mostly yellow in the middle but can be other colors