Carpobrotus rossii grow and care – succulent creeping subshrub of the genus Carpobrotus also known as Pig face, Carpobrotus rossii perennial evergreen plant, used as edible plant for the edible fruits but mostly used as ornamental drought tolerant plant and ground cover plant, can grow in subtropical, mediterranean, tropic, desert or temperate climate and growing in hardiness zone 8+.
Leaves color green in linear, the leaf is fleshy.
Carpobrotus rossii flower
Flower color white or pink-purple with multi petals.
Fruit edible the color is green in a fig shape
Carpobrotus rossii for sale – Seeds or Plants to Buy
How to grow Carpobrotus rossii growing and care:
Well-drained soil, sandy soil
What is the best way to start growing?
Plant / Seed / Vegetative Reproduction
Is it necessary to graft or use vegetative reproduction?
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Size of the plant?
5-20 cm (2-8 inches) height, width as long as possible
Growth speed in optimal condition:
Fast growing / Medium growing
Small amount of water
Light conditions in optimal condition for growing:
Is it possible to grow indoor as houseplant?
Growing is also possible in a planter /flowerpot / containers:
Spring / Summer / Autumn
General information about the flower
Pink-purple or white flower with multi petals
Fruit harvest season:
Summer / Autumn / Winter
Fruits pests or diseases:
What can be done with big quantities of Carpobrotus rossii fruits?
Jams, salad, eaten raw, pickles, cooked, dried
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Categories of growing
Planting Season: Autumn Planting, Spring Planting, Summer planting, Winter planting
Light exposure requirements: Full sun Plants
Climates that the plant can grow: Desert Climate, Mediterranean Climate, Subtropics Climate, Temperate Climate, Tropics Climate
Growing speed of the plant: Slow growing plants
Plant life-form: Evergreen, Perennial plant, Subshrub, Succulent
Plant Uses: Drought tolerant plants, Edible plants, Ground cover plants, Ornamental plants
Requirements for watering the plant: Small amounts of water
Hardiness zones: Hardiness zone 10, Hardiness zone 11, Hardiness zone 12, Hardiness zone 13, Hardiness zone 8, Hardiness zone 9
Ornamental parts: Ornamental flower, Ornamental leaves, Ornamental plant
Blooming season: Autumn flowers, Spring flowers, Summer flowers
Flower colors: Pink flower, Purple flower, White flower
Harvest Season: Autumn Harvest, Spring Harvest, Summer Harvest, Winter harvest
Edible Parts: Edible Fruit
Culinary uses: Cooked, Dried fruit, Eaten raw, Fruit, Pickles, Salad