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Hoodia gordonii is said to be the easiest Hoodia to cultivate !
Hoodias have a reputation for being rather difficult. Apart from H. alstonii all species easily root from cuttings. Light requirements during growing season - medium (only morning or afternoon sun) to high (full sun during whole day). Minimum winter temperatures 15 degree/day, 10 degree/night.
Winter - keep
Spring/autumn - give little water and allow soil to dry out after watering
Summer - normal watering (allow soil to dry out after watering)
Tolerance to cultivation - medium - generally reasonably tolerant.
Although the bushmen say they use ALL species of Hoodia for appetite control, the most often mentioned species is Hoodia gordonii.Seeds germinate best around: 15-26°C. (60 to 80°F).
Growing medium: 3 parts volcanic tufa, 1 part leaf-mold or peat; 2 parts coarse river sand.
Seed count roughly 250 seeds in 1 Gram.
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