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  • Eventual height: 0.2m
  • Eventual spread: 0.2m

Delosperma echinatum

pickle plant

12cm pot - 20cm tall £14.99
  • Position: bright, indirect light
  • Soil: good, freely draining potting compost
  • Rate of growth: average
  • Hardiness: tender (indoors only)
  • Current height: approximately 20cm (+ or - 10% including the pot)
  • Pot cover: choose a 14cm pot cover to give a good fit over the pot

    The leaves of this sweet little succulent are smothered with soft white hairs, which account for its common name of 'prickle plant'. Forming on longish stems, which become more pendent as they lengthen, the leaves are sometimes accompanied by small, starburst-like yellow flowers.

  • Home care: Water moderately when in growth, making sure the excess water can drain away freely, and then allowing the compost to dry out before repeating the process. Keep drier in winter.