Argyroderma

Argyroderma

Life form Succulent
Family Aizoaceae
Origin South Africa
Ease of cultivation Easy to grow
The size Dwarf plants, a few centimeters.
Growth rate Low
Lifespan Many years
Temperature Summer: room winter preferably not higher than 59 ° F, 46,4 ° F min.
Humidity Low
Lighting Bright sun light is suitable.
The soil Suitable shop soil for succulents with a small addition of sand. For a mixture of own preparation one should take: 1 part of the turf ground, 2 parts of coarse sand or perlite, 1 part of wet peat or humus (leaf earth).
Watering The top layer of soil between waterings in the summer should dry up. Watered approximately every 10-15 days, in November and February 1 time a month, in December and January almost no water.
Fertilizer In summer, feed a weak solution of fertilizer for cacti every 2-4 weeks.
Reproduction Seed propagation is possible. Young plants bloom in 3-4 years.
Bloom Blooms in red, white or purple flowers up to 3 cm.
Transfer In spring, every 2-3 years.
Features of care A period of winter rest is needed. Level surface of the earth between plants is better to sprinkle small gravel.
Difficulties It is affected spider mites, mealybugs, thrips and fungus gnats. Root rot is possible with excessive watering.
Air cleaning
Toxicity


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