How to grow Malephora crocea

Malephora crocea grow and care – subshrub succulent of the genus Malephora also known as Coppery mesemb, Malephora crocea perennial evergreen used as ornamental ground cover drought tolerant plant, can grow in mediterranean, desert, subtropics or temperate climate and growing in hardiness zone 9-12

Leaves color green and can be red in linear shape, the leaf is fleshy.

Malephora crocea flower

Flower color purple, yellow or orange in multi petals flowers is flat.

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How to grow Malephora crocea growing and care:

Well drained soil, sandy

What is the best way to start growing?
Plant / Seedling / 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:
Snails, slugs

Pruning season:
All year

How to prune:
Dead flowers

Size of the plant?
10-30cm, 4-12 inches

Growth speed in optimal condition:
Fast growing / Medium 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?

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

Blooming information

Bloom season:
Spring / Summer / Autumn

General information about the flower
Purple, yellow or orange flat flowers with multi petals

Scientific name:

Malephora crocea

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