Rhombophyllum dolabriforme - Elkhorn Plant

$5.99
SKU:
SS7926

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Elkhorn Plant (Rhombophyllum dolabriforme) (Schwantes): A unique mesemb from South Africa's Great Karoo, Elkhorn Plant has flattened, upward-curving leaves with notched tips. Its leaves are usually bumpy and green, but it can adapt to full sun and drought, flushing dusty purple in response. Given time and space, it can grow into a branching sub-shrub up to 12.0" tall and produce large, silky yellow blooms of many long, narrow petals.

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

Color - Secondary

Purple / Black

Bloom Color

Yellow Bloom

Cold Hardiness

Zone 10 (30F)

Recommended Light Conditions

Full Sun

Recommended Light Conditions

Bright Indoor Light

Maximum Height

9"-12"

Growth Habit / Shape

Vertical Grower / Tall Stem

Product Format

2.5" Pot

Special Characteristic

Showy Blooms

Special Characteristics

Pet Safe

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