Adromischus marianiae var. immaculatus Uitewaal
Adromischus marianae var. immaculatus, Adromischus antidorcadum
Adromischus marianiae var. immaculatus is a small, much-branched succulent with thick stems and fleshy leaves are arranged in a spiral on the stem. The leaves are oblanceolate or sometimes elliptic, more or less verrucose, and up to 3.6 inches (9 cm) long. They often have brown or white raised and horny margins. Flowers are upright, up to 0.5 inches (1.2 cm) long, and have 5 fused pale pink to white petals.
USDA hardiness zones 10a to 11b: from 30 °F (−1.1 °C) to 50 °F (+10 °C).
How to Grow and Care
Many species are easy to grow in any free-draining, gritty compost. Their compact habit allows a collection to be maintained in a small space, and they grow well on any sunny window ledge or the top shelf of the greenhouse. Water mostly from spring to fall and let them dry out between waterings. Adromischus tolerates cool, frost-free conditions during the winter if kept dry. It is as well to keep water off the foliage during the winter. Mealybugs and vine weevils can be discouraged with a systemic insecticide.
Adromischus can be propagated from a single leaf, which should be placed against the side of the pot so that the stem end is just touching the compost. Some species drop their leaves easily, and although each leaf will form a new plant, it can be a challenge to grow a large specimen. In other cases, leaves for propagation must be carefully detached with a sharp knife.
See more at How to Grow and Care for Adromischus.
This variety is native to South Africa.
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