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.

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Requirements for Caralluma speciosa growing and care:

Well drained soill

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 as houseplant?
Yes

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

Blooming information

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

Scientific name:

Caralluma speciosa

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