Glottiphyllum oligocarpum growing subshrub succulent of the genus Glottiphyllum oligocarpum also known as Glottiphyll or Tongue plant, Glottiphyllum oligocarpum perennial evergreen used as ornamental drought tolerant plant, can grow in subtropics, mediterranean or desert climate or as houseplant and growing in hardiness zone 10-12.
Leaves color green some cultivars leaves can gray, leaf part in shape linear, wedge to shapeless the leaves flashy the plant grows like creeping on the ground.
Glottiphyllum oligocarpum flower
Flower color yellow and waxy flat multi petals, petals shape like needle.
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Requirements for Glottiphyllum oligocarpum growing and care:
Well drained soil, sandy soil, frost free
What is the best way to start growing?
Plant / Seed / Vegetative reproduction
Is it necessary to graft or use vegetative reproduction?
No, but rare to find seeds
Difficulties or problems when growing:
Spring, summer, autumn
Pests and diseases:
Spring / Summer
How to prune:
Size of the plant?
4-8 cm, 1.8-3.6 inches
Growth speed in optimal condition:
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:
Summer / Autumn
General information about the flower
Yellow waxy flowers in flat shape with multi petals, petals shape like needle