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PlantFiles: Gasteria
Gasteria baylissiana

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Family: Aloaceae
Genus: Gasteria (gas-TAIR-ee-uh) (Info)
Species: baylissiana (bay-liss-ee-AH-na) (Info)

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Category:
Tropicals and Tender Perennials
Cactus and Succulents

Height:
under 6 in. (15 cm)

Spacing:
6-9 in. (15-22 cm)
9-12 in. (22-30 cm)

Hardiness:
USDA Zone 10a: to -1.1 C (30 F)
USDA Zone 10b: to 1.7 C (35 F)
USDA Zone 11: above 4.5 C (40 F)

Sun Exposure:
Sun to Partial Shade
Light Shade

Danger:
Unknown - Tell us

Bloom Color:
Rose/Mauve
Green

Bloom Time:
Mid Winter

Foliage:
Grown for foliage
Evergreen
Silver/Gray
Mottled
Succulent

Other details:
Drought-tolerant; suitable for xeriscaping
Suitable for growing in containers

Soil pH requirements:
6.1 to 6.5 (mildly acidic)
6.6 to 7.5 (neutral)
7.6 to 7.8 (mildly alkaline)

Patent Information:
Non-patented

Propagation Methods:
By dividing rhizomes, tubers, corms or bulbs (including offsets)

Seed Collecting:
Unknown - Tell us

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Gardeners' Notes:

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Positive palmbob On Mar 3, 2006, palmbob from Acton, CA (Zone 8b) wrote:

Nice short-leaved usually distichous mottled green to grey plant... very slow growing

Regional...

This plant has been said to grow in the following regions:

Grenoble,
Phoenix, Arizona
Sun Lakes, Arizona



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