Carpobrotus virescens growing succulent creeping subshrub of the genus Carpobrotus also known as Coastal pigface, Carpobrotus virescens 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 virescens flower
Flower color pink-purple or peach with multi petals.
Fruit edible the color is green in a fig shape
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Requirements for Carpobrotus virescens 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
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Is it possible to grow as houseplant?
Growing is also possible in a planter /flowerpot / containers:
Spring / Summer / Autumn
General information about the flower
Pink-purple or peach flower with multi petals
Fruit harvest season:
Summer / Autumn / Winter
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What can be done with big quantities of Carpobrotus virescens fruits?
Jams, salad, eaten raw, pickles, cooked, dried
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