How to grow Drimiopsis maculata

Drimiopsis maculata growing leaf plant geophyte succulent of the genus Drimiopsis also known as Leopard plant, Drimiopsis maculata perennial evergreen used as ornamental drought tolerant plant, can grow in subtropics, mediterranean climate or as houseplant and growing in hardiness zone 9-12.

Leaves color green with darker green or purple spot the spoon shape and pointed in the edge.

Drimiopsis maculata flowers

Flower color white in ball shape the flowers grow in inflorescence on stems.

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Requirements for Drimiopsis maculata growing and care:

Frost free, well-drained soil

What is the best way to start growing?
Plant / Seed / Vegetative reproduction

Is it necessary to graft or use vegetative reproduction?

Difficulties or problems when growing:

Planting season:
Spring, summer, autumn

Pests and diseases:
Aphids, snails, slugs

Pruning season:
All year

How to prune:
Dead leaves

Size of the plant?
15-30 cm, 6-12 inches

Growth speed in optimal condition:
Slow growing

Water requirement:
Small amount of water

Light conditions in optimal condition for growing:
Full Sun / Half Shade / Full Shade

Is it possible to grow as houseplant?

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

Blooming information

Bloom season:
Most of the year

General information about the flower
Ball flowers in white, flowers grow in inflorescence on stems

Scientific name:

Drimiopsis maculata

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