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Lampranthus - Succulent Plant

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Description

One of the most colorful succulent. Golden Ice Plant is a neatly rounded, erect, succulent plant.

Sr Item name
1 Lampranthus - Succulent Plant
2 3 inch (8 cm) Grower Round Plastic Pot (Black)

Lampranthus aureus is an unresolved name while Delosperma cooperi is an accepted. Golden Ice Plant is a neatly rounded, erect, succulent plant that grows up to about half a meter tall. The leaves are paired, free or slightly fused at the base, dark green, up to 5 cm long.

The plant is liked for its unbelievably bright orange flowe The shiny orange flowers are borne singly or in clusters on short stalks, are 6 cm in diameter. There are some yellow forms of this plant too. Flowers are followed by a woody fruit capsule that has five compartments. Lampranthus is a genus of succulent plants in the family Aizoaceae, indigenous to southern Africa.

Plant Specifications

*above specification are indicative only. actual dimensions may vary by +-10%
Common Name Lampranthu, Golden Ice Plant, Orange Ice Plant
Maximum Reachable Height 0.25 to 0.50 feet
Flower Colour Glossy red-purple
Bloom Time June to September
Difficulty Level Easy to grow

Planting and care

  • Once the Lampranthus plants are growing in the garden they are easy to look after.
  • They like to grow in dry soil so only water in very prolonged dry spells.
  • Once the season is over, cut the plants back by pruning the dead stems in the autumn.
  • If you want more plants then take cuttings in the springtime.
  • Lampranthus care

    If planning to grow Lampranthus outdoors from the off it is best to sow out the seed in following the last frost of spring, simply cover the seeds. The seeds should be sown in a sunny area of the garden that has excellent drainage. The soil should be dry and stony; at the time of sowing add manure.
    When starting to grow Lampranthus plants indoors first, then they should be started about two months before they are due to be transplanted out; a few weeks after the last frost of spring.

    Sunlight Full sun
    Watering Dry
    Soil Well-drained soil
    Temperature 65 to 75 degrees F
    Fertilizer Apply any organic fertilizer

    Lampranthus special feature

    Grow in sunny but sheltered areas of desert gardens, rock gardens, border fronts or slopes. Ground cover or edger.

    Lampranthus uses

    Ornamental Use:

    • The plant is used for an ornamental purpose

    Medicinal Use:

    • Used as a remedy to treat minor skin problems
    • Please consult your health expert

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    Frequently Asked Questions

    Is Lampranthus edible?

    No, Lampranthus is not edible.

    Are Lampranthus hardy?

    Yes, Lampranthus is hardy plant.

    Lampranthus how to grow?

    You can grow ice plants by division, cuttings, and seeds. Consider the following points to grow a plant.
    1. Pot size 3-inch upper diameter with a drainage hole.
    2. Sunlight- 4-6 hours of natural direct bright sunlight is required.
    3. Soil- Soil or potting mixture should be well-drained, fertile and nutrient-rich.
    4. Water-Water the plant when 3-4 inch surface soil layer feels dry to touch.
    5. Fertilizer - Apply any organic fertilizer during the main growing season(February-March).

    Note - For further details check the product description on nurserylive.com

    How to prune Lampranthus?

    Prune an ice plant after flowering. Cut shoots about 3 to 6 inches long, and remove all but the top set of leaves. Prune dead foliage as necessary to keep an ice plant tidy if it never dies back also remove dead stems. A little bit of pruning to enhance green growth.

    How to maintain Lampranthus?

    To maintain Lampranthus consider the following condition.
    1. Sunlight- 4-6 hours of natural direct bright sunlight is required.
    2. Soil- Soil or potting mixture should be well-drained, fertile and nutrient-rich.
    3. Water-Water the plant when 3-4 inch surface soil layer feels dry to touch.
    4. Fertilizer - Apply any organic fertilizer during the main growing(spring) season(February-March).

    How to plant Lampranthus?

    To grow Lampranthus plant through cuttings consider the following points Take cuttings of shoot tips, 5-10cm long, strip the lower leaves and keep on a bench a few hours for a protective skin to form over the cut.
    1. To grow the plant in a pot, choose a pot having of 3-inch upper diameter and drainage holes.
    2. Fill the 1/3 pot with well-drained soil rich in organic content and place the plant in the center of the pot.
    3. Fill the remaining pot with same soil.
    4. Keep the plant in indirect bright light location for 2-3 days and then gradually move to a location that receives 4-6 hours of direct sunlight.
    5. Once the plant is overgrown in current pot, plant it in field. If you are planting purchased plant directly in ground follow below procedure.
    1. Keep the plant in indirect bright light for 3-4 days and gradually move to a location receiving direct sunlight for 4-6 hours a day.
    2. Dig a pit twice the size of the bag/pot the current plant is in.
    3. Fill the 1/3 of pit with soil rich in organic content, place the plant in center and fill the pit with same soil.
    4. Apply water General caring tips Plant should get 4-6 hours of sunlight a day. Water the plant when surface soil (3-4 inch) feels dry to touch. Apply any organic fertilizer during the main growing season(February-March).

    How to take Lampranthus cuttings?

    To take Lampranthus cuttings of shoot tips, 5-10cm long, strip the lower leaves and keep on a bench a few hours for a protective skin to form over the cut.

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