This is a low growing perennial plant that forms small mats or clusters. The stem is somewhat woody and very short. Its leaves are about 1.4 inches wide and 3 inches long. The leaves are wedge-shaped and rounded. They have pointed margins found around the edges. During the earlier years, its leaves have no spots. Its flowers are pale yellow in color and tubular in shape.
Origin: South Africa
Plant Type: Succulent
Propagation: This can be easily reproduced from cuttings. Take the cuttings during the summer or spring season for optimal results. Allow the cutting to dry out and callous for a few days. After that, plant this cutting in a small pot and in a damp and gritty soil. Place this cutting in a semi-lit area where the temperature is a bit warm.
Growth Habit: Clustering
Light: Partial to full sunlight.
Water: Water the plant mostly during the autumn and the spring seasons. Let the soil completely dry out first before subjecting it to another watering cycle.
Zone: 9 to 11
Temperature: This plant does best in warm dry climates.This plant can tolerate frost-free and cool conditions during winter season if it is kept dry. Make sure to keep the water off as much as possible during the winter season.
Fertilizer: Fertilize this succulent using an organic liquid variety during the growth season. Do this during the start of spring time until the summer season. This will help boost the defense system of the plant.
Tips: Use this plant for texture and color in potted arrangements.