Delosperma echinatum (Pickle Plant) - A low shrubby sprawling succulent shrub, often prostrate but can grow to 12 to 18 inches tall, with thin wiry stems holding pairs of 1 inch long barrel-shaped green leaves that, like the younger stems, bristle with soft spine-like white hairs.
*above specification are indicative only. actual dimensions may vary by +-10%
Maximum Reachable Height
easy to grow
Planting and care
Once they are established, ice plants require little maintenance. As succulents, they need very little watering and thrive in drought-like conditions. In addition, these plants need little to no fertilizing.
Delosperma pruinosum care
Ice plant flowers add a bright splash of color to the drier parts of your garden and ice plant care is easy.
Full Sun to Partial Shade
Apply any orginic fertilizer
Delosperma pruinosum special feature
Seed - sow spring in a greenhouse, only just covering the seed. When they are large enough to handle, prick the seedlings out into individual pots and plant them out after the last expected frosts. Seedlings are prone to damp off so should not be over watered and should be kept in a very sunny well-ventilated position.
Delosperma pruinosum uses
The plant is used for ornamental purpose
The plant is demulcent and diuretic
It is used in the treatment of inflammations of the pulmonary and genito-urinary mucous
Frequently Asked Questions
How to plant Delosperma?
1. To grow plant in 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 the 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 summer(April-June) and fall(September-December) season.
Where to plant Delosperma?
You can plant Delosperma outdoor where it will get 4-6 hours of sunlight.
What is Delosperma plant?
Delosperma is a succulent plant that belongs to the Aizoaceae family. Delosperma is long-lived, and flower mostly in the spring(February-March).
When to plant Delosperma?
You can plant Delosperma in the summer (March-June)season.
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