Corpuscularia lehmannii is a popular succulent plant, up to 8 inches (20 cm) tall and up to 12 inches (30 cm) wide, with thick leaves that grow in opposing pairs. The leaves are 3-angled, grey-green, up to 1.6 inches (4 cm) long.
||Corpuscularia lehmannii - Succulent Plant
||3 inch (8 cm) Grower Round Plastic Pot (Black)
Corpuscularia lehmannii grows on quartzite outcrops in karroid vegetation, also in crevices of rocks. The species is threatened by invasive alien species, habitat loss, pollution and habitat degradation. Of the six locations known through herbarium records four are now locally extinct due to urban expansion of Port Elizabeth.
||3 inch (8 cm)
||3 inch (8 cm)
*above specification are indicative only. actual dimensions may vary by +-10%
|Maximum Reachable Height
||8 in. tall
||Easy to grow
Planting and care
Maintain moderate soil moisture and fertilize lightly.plant will die with the first frost.
Corpuscularia lehmannii care
The deep planting encourages the developing stem to send out roots to help stabilize the plant and perhaps eliminate the need for staking. Also, deep planting keeps lily bulbs cool when temperatures soar.
||Full Sun to Partial Shade
||about -4 or -5 degrees C
||Apply any organic fertilizer
Corpuscularia lehmannii special feature
The leaves are used to season meat and other foods in Caribbean, Latin American and Asian cuisines. It is often added to chutneys, a sauce containing fruits or vegetables that is eaten with other dishes.
Corpuscularia lehmannii uses
- The plant is used for ornamental purpose