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
VIDEO 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? No
Difficulties or problems when growing: Invasive
All year Recommended planting season?
Snails Pests and diseases:
Pruning season: All year
How to prune:
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 Water requirement:
Light conditions in optimal condition for growing: Full Sun
No Is it possible to grow indoor as houseplant?
Growing is also possible in a planter /flowerpot / containers: Yes
Spring / Summer / Autumn Bloom season:
General information about the flower Pink-purple or white flower with multi petals
Fruit harvest season: Summer / Autumn / Winter
Fruits pests or diseases: Snails, slugs
What can be done with big quantities of Carpobrotus rossii fruits? Jams, salad, eaten raw, pickles, cooked, dried
Work requirements on the fruit: Nothing special
1 year How long does it take to bear fruit?
Autumn flowers Spring flowers Summer flowers
Cooked Dried fruit Eaten raw Fruit Pickles Salad
Pink flower Purple flower White flower
Desert Climate Mediterranean Climate Subtropics Climate Temperate Climate Tropics Climate
Autumn Harvest Spring Harvest Summer Harvest Winter harvest
Ornamental flower Ornamental leaves Ornamental plant
Plant growing speed
Evergreen Perennial plant Subshrub Succulent
Drought tolerant plants Edible plants Ground cover plants Ornamental plants
Autumn Planting Spring Planting Summer planting Winter planting
Plants sun exposure
Hardiness zone 10 Hardiness zone 11 Hardiness zone 12 Hardiness zone 13 Hardiness zone 8 Hardiness zone 9