Mesembryanthemum cryptanthum growing subshrub succulent of the genus Mesembryanthemum cryptanthum also known as Baby’s toes plant, 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 cryptanthum flower
Flower color can be white or white with yellow, flowers flat with multi petals.
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How to grow growing Mesembryanthemum cryptanthum 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?
Difficulties/Problems with growing:
Spring in cold climate / Autumn, winter, spring in warm climate
Pests and diseases:
When is the best time to prune?
All the season
How to prune:
Size of the plant?
10-20 cm, 4-8 inches
Growth speed in optimal condition:
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:
When does flowers bloom?
Winter / Spring / Summer
General information about the flower
Flat multi petals flowers, color can be: white or white with yellow in the center of the flowers