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  • Eventual height: 0.2m
  • Eventual spread: 0.6m

Saxifraga - Bottle garden / terrarium plant

mother of thousands

6cm pot - 8cm tall £5.99
  • Position: bright but indirect light
  • Soil: loam-based potting compost
  • Rate of growth: fast
  • Hardiness: tender (indoors only)
  • Current height: approximately 8cm (+ or - 10% including the pot)
  • Pot cover: choose a 7cm pot cover to give a good fit over the pot

    A low-growing house plant, which sends out runners that bear new plantlets at their tips. Once these have rooted, they can be removed from the parent to create a whole new plant. This plant is sent out as an unnamed and unlabelled saxifraga, so the plant you receive may be a different variety to the one in the photo.

    Please note that the pot in the photograph is not supplied with the plant (which is sent out in a simple nursery pot). They do however make excellent potted plants, and if you wish to pot yours up, we do have a wide range of pots on our website to choose from.

  • Home care: Keep the compost moist (but not waterlogged) at all times and mist the leaves frequently. Repot in spring if necessary.
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