Plant care best practices
They are very hardy plants and can grow on their own even without much care or water. They need to be put in partial shade / indirect sunlight. As they are fleshy, direct sunlight can burn them. The soil that is needed needs to be well drained. As they do not tolerate water stagnation. In the pots, a sandy mix where the water will never stay is needed. Also, the fertilizers are not needed as they are apt to grow in no levels of fertilizers in the desert. Applying fertilizers once in 3 months with organic ones is enough for the plant. They can tolerate dry winds and hot air. A plant needing very less care and growing on its own.
Green colour with white spots.
|Pot size||5 inches|
|Plant height||6 inches|
|Plant spread||6 inches|
Once received, open it and water it. Keep in in partial sunlight for a week before repotting.
Planting medium needs
Well drained soil. No water logging
Only when the soil is dry. Do not overwater
Once every 3 months, organic mix can be given
Brown leaves : Due to overwatering. Maintain less water.
Bugs / mites : Clean it with a cloth. they will go away.
They are a native of Africa. These plants grow in shade in the desert regions and are very tolerant to high temperatures and dryness. The juice is used for medicinal purposes and also many farmers grow this plant on a large commercial scale.