Description for Corpuscularia Lehmannii
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.
|Common name||Flower colours||Bloom time||Height||Difficulty|
|Ice Plant||Yellow||-||8 in. tall||Easy to grow|
Planting and 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||Well-drained soil||Medium||about -4 or -5 degrees C||Apply any organic fertilizer|
Caring for Corpuscularia Lehmannii
- Maintain moderate soil moisture and fertilize lightly. plant will die with the first frost.
Typical uses of Corpuscularia Lehmannii
Special features: 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.
Ornamental use: The plant is used for ornamental purpose.
- http://www.llifle.com/Encyclopedia/SUCCULENTS/Family/Aizoaceae/27710/Corpuscularia_lehmannii http://www.missouribotanicalgarden.org/