Hoodia gordonii [limited]

$5.99
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2 units

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SKU:
SS7779
Availability:
Usually Ships on Monday or Tuesday

Product Details

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Hoodia gordonii (Sweet ex Decaisne): A large, desert-loving stapeliad with otherworldly flowers. They grow as clusters of thick, spiny stems and somewhat resemble cacti. They can be challenging to grow, but under ideal conditions can reach 3.0' tall. In order to attract pollinating flies, they produce spectacular yellow, saucer-shaped blooms that smell like carrion. This species is native to arid habitats in South Africa and Namibia.                                                                                                          

Soft succulents will not survive a hard frost, but if there is a risk of freezing temperatures they can be brought indoors to grow on a sunny window sill or under a grow light. They need ample sunlight, good drainage, and infrequent water to prevent rot. Pick containers with drainage holes and use well-draining cactus and succulent soil with 50% to 70% mineral grit such as coarse sand, pumice, or perlite. Water deeply enough for water to run out the drainage hole, then wait for the soil to fully dry before watering again.

Color - Primary

Green / Lime

Bloom Color

Yellow Bloom

Cold Hardiness

Zone 10 (30F)

Recommended Light Conditions

Filtered / Partial Sun

Recommended Light Conditions

Bright Indoor Light

Maximum Height

Over 12"

Growth Habit / Shape

Vertical Grower / Tall Stem

Product Format

2.0" Pot

Special Characteristic

Showy Blooms

Special Characteristic

Fast Grower

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