Information for Carpobrotus deliciosus

Carpobrotus deliciosus - 1  packet for 7 Euros

B and T World Seeds' reference number: 24982
USDA average, annual, minimum temperature Zone:8
Type of plant - perennial
Flower: PINK-PURPLE, to 8cm. dia. in spring
Fruit: spherical, edible (sow in spring or autumn)
Foliage: to 11x1.5cm., succulent ground-cover, drought resistant
Height in meters: (low)

Carpobrotus deliciosus is included in the following B and T World Seeds flowering plant categories:
26:   Succulent Plant Seed List
30:   Exotic and Other Fruit and Nut Tree and Shrub List
37:   South African Native and Introduced Plants
43:   Herbaceous Border Plant Seed List
57:   Arid and Dry Condition Plant Seed List
130:   Ground cover Plant Seed List (see also List 133)
185:   Plant Species whose germination is improved by Smoke
207:  Aizoaceae
720:   Fire Resistant Plants

Germination guide
Carpobrotus deliciosus seeds will usually germinate in 30-90 days, even under good conditions germination may be erratic. Normally will only germinate with light so surface sow. Sow Carpobrotus deliciosus seeds on the surface of a Well drained seed sowing mix at about 22C.

Succulents

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