A remarkable succulent species from the high, cold plateau of the Eastern Cape state of South Africa, Aloinopsis spathulata blooms in mid-spring with big, showy nickel-sized flowers that poke up through its unique clam-shell shaped leaves. Pink Cold Hardy Mesemb is very difficult to find in the wild. Dependably cold hardy and drought
The sowing takes place in plastic pots. Commercially available mineral-based cat litter (no clumping litter), perlite or pumice gravel (sterile) is used as the substrate. Distribute the seeds evenly on the substrate. Cover larger seeds thinly with substrate, fine seeds can remain on the surface.
Then place the plastic pot in a zip lock bag - with a pot size of 6 cm, a zip lock bag measuring 120 x 170 mm is recommended. Put enough tap water with a few drops of universal fertilizer in the zip lock bag so that a few mm of water remain after the substrate has been soaked up.
Location: on the windowsill or in a mini greenhouse in partial shade, during the day the temperatures should be around 23 - 28 C, at night a little lower at 20 - 22 C. The resulting microclimate creates ideal germination conditions.
Price is for 10 seeds
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