Aloinopsis orpanii forms creeping bushes 3-5 centimeters high. Its succulent leaves are arranged in rosettes and they have the shape of a hull, they are glaucous greenish, with scattered spots all along their surface and a red one at their top. The scales are very small and this make the leaves very beautiful. Flowers develop at the top of a stem which is taller than the map of rosettes, and they have a tuft of yellow narrow petals which make them really attractive.
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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