Dinteranthus Puberulus - Indigenous South African Succulent - 10 Seeds

Seeds for Africa




The genus Dinteranthus occurs in the north-western parts of the Northern Cape Province, South Africa and the south-eastern parts of Namibia. The small sphaeroid bodies of these plants resemble other rock-like mesembs such as Lithops. The leaf pairs are separated by a deep cleft from which the flower arises. Unlike other sphaeroids, however, the leaves often have a distinct keel along the lower leaf surface. The plants are popular among collectors. They need excellent drainage and a good deal of light. They should be treated like Lithops, though they require less water. They are propagated by seed.

Stemless, solitary/clumps, boat-shaped green/pinkish grey leaves with keels & dots, golden yellow flowers in late summer. Sow seed uncovered and exposed to light, plants need summer resting period. Sow autumn.

USDA Zone - 9

Season to Sow - Autumn


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