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PlantFiles: Tylecodon
Tylecodon atropurpureus

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Family: Crassulaceae (krass-yoo-LAY-see-ee) (Info)
Genus: Tylecodon (ty-lee-KOD-on) (Info)
Species: atropurpureus (at-ro-pur-PURR-ee-us) (Info)

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Category:
Shrubs
Tropicals and Tender Perennials
Cactus and Succulents

Height:
6-12 in. (15-30 cm)
12-18 in. (30-45 cm)

Spacing:
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Hardiness:
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Sun Exposure:
Sun to Partial Shade
Light Shade

Danger:
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Bloom Color:
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Bloom Time:
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Foliage:
Deciduous
Velvet/Fuzzy-Textured
Succulent

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

Soil pH requirements:
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Propagation Methods:
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Seed Collecting:
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Gardeners' Notes:

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Neutral palmbob On Nov 15, 2007, palmbob from Acton, CA (Zone 8b) wrote:

Rare species in cultivation and somewhat atypcial looking- has fuzzy, cupped, tear-shaped leaves in winter. Looks like dead stump rest of year.

Regional...

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

Orange, California



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