How to grow Mesembryanthemum


Mesembryanthemum grow and care – subshrub succulent of the genus Mesembryanthemum also known as Fig marigold, Mesembryanthemum perennial evergreen or annual used as ornamental ground cover plant, can grow in mediterranean, desert, subtropics, temperate or tropics climate and growing in hardiness zone: 8+ (as perennial) 2-8 (as annual).

Leaves color green, red, yellow, orange or more than one color, the leaves flashy and grow in cone shape.

Mesembryanthemum flower

Flower color can be purple, yellow, pink, peach, orange, red, white or more than on color, flowers flat with multi petals.

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How to grow growing Mesembryanthemum care:

Hot climate, well-drained soil, better in sandy soil

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

Is it necessary to graft or use vegetative reproduction?

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Planting season:
Spring in cold climate / Autumn, winter, spring in warm climate

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When is the best time to prune?
All the season

How to prune:
For design

Size of the plant?
10-20 cm, 4-8 inches

Growth speed in optimal condition:
Fast growing

Irrigation water management requirement:
Small amount of water

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

Is it possible to grow indoor?

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

Blooming information

When does flowers bloom?
Winter / Spring / Summer

General information about the flower
Flat multi petals flowers, color can be: purple, yellow, pink, peach, orange, red, white or more than on color

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