Botanical name: Pleiospilos nelii
Plant type: Evergreen Perennial
Size (HxW): 7cm x 12cm
Depth and spacing: Plant at the same level as in the pots with roots spread below soil surface. Space 12cm apart.
Watering: Occasional watering required or if they appear limp and soft.
Frost tolerance: Fully hardy.
Flowering time: Summer till autumn.
Soil: Well-draining, raised garden beds or try planting in pots.
Climate: Cool to Sub-tropical.
Aspect: Full sun to semi-shade.
Fertilizing: Feed with a low-nitrogen liquid fertilizer every 4-6 weeks.
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Last Reviewed: 10/27/2004 2:47:49 PM Keywords: Split Rock, plant care, garden care, garden tip, plant guide, garden guide, perennial, flower bulb, spring bulb