Lithops marginata grow and care – leaf plant succulent of the genus Lithops also known as Marginata stone plant, Lithops marginata perennial evergreen used as ornamental ground cover plant, can grow in mediterranean, desert or subtropics climate or as houseplant and growing in hardiness zone 10-12.
Lithops marginata leaves
Leaves color can be: orange, brown, green, red, purple, pink, yellow, white or more than one color the leaves shape stone with like little mouth some have brain structure, leaves grow in pairs from each pair of leaves grow one pair inside the old pair in 90 degree of growth.
Flower color yellow or white, the flowers multi petals there like needle is one flower from each pair of leaves.
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How to grow Lithops marginata growing and care:
Well drained soil, hot summer cool and dry winter, do not overwater
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: Sensitive to water
Recommended planting season? All year
Pests and diseases: Slugs
Pruning season: All year
How to prune: Dead leaves and bloom stems
Size of the plant? 0.5-1.5 cm, 0.25-0.5 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
Is it possible to grow indoor as houseplant? Yes with light
Growing is also possible in a planter /flowerpot / containers: Yes
Bloom season: Autumn
General information about the flower Yellow or white flowers with multi petals there like needle is one flower from each pair of leaves