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Description

Delosperma echinatum is a type of succulent which is drought tolerant and grows somewhat cylindrical.

Sr Item name
1 Pickle cactus, Delosperma echinatum - Succulent Plant
2 3 inch (8 cm) Grower Round Plastic Pot (Black)

Delosperma echinatum is a low shrubby sprawling succulent shrub, can grow up to 45 cm tall, with thin wiry stems has pairs of 2.5 cm long barrel-shaped green leaves, bristle with soft spine-like white hairs.

Plant Specifications

Plant Height 6 inch (15 cm)
Plant Spread 3 inch (8 cm)
*above specification are indicative only. actual dimensions may vary by +-10%
Common Name Pickle Plant, Ice Plant
Maximum Reachable Height Up to 45 cm
Flower Colour Pale yellow
Bloom Time Spring to Fall
Difficulty Level Easy to grow

Planting and care

  • Keep in a bright sunny location.
  • Try not to water the leaves, give water to soil only.
  • Avoid overwatering as the roots may get rot.
  • Water the plant in a morning, between 8 to 10 am.
  • Avoid keeping in suffocated areas or in dark room.
  • While, re-potting or propagating try not to disturb the roots.
  • Required care in the winter season. If growing in a pot, then kept in indoors and growing in outside do mulching.

    Pickle cactus care

    Re-pot when the plant performs clump and goes beyond the pot size. It should be done before or after the rainy season and in the spring season.

    Re-pot with the following proportions:3 parts of potting soil,1 part of grit (pumice),1 part of the horticultural-grade sand,1/2 part of the compost etc.

    Sunlight Full sun, partial sun, at least 4 to 6 hours of sunlight per day.
    Watering Low for the rainy season, Moderate for winter, More than moderate for a summer
    Soil Avoid excess organic contents in the soil.
    Temperature Ideal: 22 to 35 degrees C
    Fertilizer No need much. A peat-based compost should not be used.

    Pickle cactus special feature

    Survivals and growers of the summer.

    Pickle cactus uses

    Ornamental Use:

    • Its color and the appearance is appreciated by the various gardens
  • It contains

    SrItem name
    1Pickle cactus, Delosperma echinatum - Succulent Plant
    23 inch (8 cm) Grower Round Plastic Pot (Black)

    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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