Nananthus grow and care – herbaceous succulent of the genus Nananthus also known as Mesembryanthemum vittatum, Nananthus perennial evergreen used as ornamental plant, can grow in subtropics, mediterranean, desert climate or as houseplant and growing in hardiness zone 10-11.
Leaves color green some cultivars leaves can be red or purple all the leaf or just part in shape linear to shapeless the leaves waxy and flashy the plant grows like creeping on the ground.
Flower color can be: yellow, pink, white, purple, orange can be more than one color on the flower mostly yellow with white, petals can be with darker color in the middle flowers are multi petals,
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: ?
Planting season: Spring, summer, autumn
Pests and diseases: Slugs, snails
Pruning season: All year
How to prune: Dead leaves
Size of the plant? 5-15 cm, 2-6 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 / Full Shade
Is it possible to grow indoor as houseplant? Yes
Growing is also possible in a planter /flowerpot / containers: Yes
Bloom season: Summer
General information about the flower Multi petals flower color can be: yellow, pink, white, purple, orange can be more than one color on the flower mostly yellow with white, petals can be with darker color in the middle flowers