This succulent is deep green in color with soft white spines. During the summer and fall, the ‘Pickle Plant’ blooms pale, yellow flowers while peaking throughout the spring. This succulent would be perfect for use in terrariums, planters, or wedding arrangements for added texture.
Origin: South Africa
Plant Type: Succulent
Size: up to 18” low growing shrub
Propagation: Propagate this succulent by taking several cuttings from the mother plant about 1” or more in length. Allow the cutting stem to dry and callous over where the plant was clipped for a few days, and then place the cutting into moist soil. Avoid watering and keep out of direct sunlight until the plant has rooted (about 2-3 weeks).
Growth Habit: Low growing, sprawling shrub
Light: Best in full sun
Water: This succulent is extremely drought tolerant. Watering this succulent is only necessary once the soil is completely dry.Be cautious to not over water this succulent to avoid root rot.
Temperature: Warm dry climates. Avoid freezing temperatures.
Fertilizer: Apply fertilizer during the grow season from spring time through summer, once or twice a week. This will boost the plants natural defenses against environmental stress.
Tips: Use a well-draining soil medium to help avoid root rot!