Mesembryanthemum horridum grow and care – subshrub succulent of the genus Mesembryanthemum also known as Fig marigold, Mesembryanthemum horridum 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 or both, the leaves flashy and grow in oval shape with folded wavy edge.
Mesembryanthemum horridum flower
Flower color can be pink or white, flowers flat with multi petals.
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How to grow growing Mesembryanthemum horridum 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: pink or white with wavy petals
Categories of growing
Planting Season: Autumn Planting, Spring Planting, Winter planting
Light exposure requirements: Full sun Plants, Part shade Plants
Climates that the plant can grow: Desert Climate, Mediterranean Climate, Subtropics Climate, Temperate Climate, Tropics Climate
Growing speed of the plant: Fast growing plants
Plant life-form: Annual plant, Evergreen, Perennial plant, Subshrub, Succulent
Plant Uses: Colored leaves, Drought tolerant plants, Ground cover plants, Ornamental plants
Requirements for watering the plant: Small amounts of water
Hardiness zones: Hardiness zone 10, Hardiness zone 11, Hardiness zone 12, Hardiness zone 13, Hardiness zone 2, Hardiness zone 3, Hardiness zone 4, Hardiness zone 5, Hardiness zone 6, Hardiness zone 7, Hardiness zone 8, Hardiness zone 9
Ornamental parts: Ornamental flower, Ornamental leaves, Ornamental plant
Leaf color: Red leaves
Blooming season: Spring flowers, Summer flowers, Winter flowers
Flower colors: Pink flower, White flower