Othonna triplinervia:

  • Othonna triplinervia
  • Othonna triplinervia
  • Othonna triplinervia

Othonna triplinervia, native to South Africa, Eastern Cape, is a thick, evergreen, fleshy-stemmed shrublet with short branches and leaves crowded at the tips. The caudex is fleshy and swollen at the base, short, sub-simple or forked, the lower part is leafless. This is a winter growing plant. Water from October when the new leaves can be seen forming on the tip. In April, the leaves begin to go yellow and drop off, so now it rests quite dry into summer.

 

Water: Water more frequently in the winter, during it's growing season. 

Sun Exposure: Prefers some shade. 

Temperature: Keep above 50°F.

Fertilize: During the winter growing season with Super Kabuto Fertilizer.

Dormancy: May shed it's leaves during the summer.

 

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