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PlantFiles: Whitesloanea
Whitesloanea crassa

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Family: Asclepiadaceae (ass-kle-pee-ad-AY-see-ee) (Info)
Genus: Whitesloanea (white-SLOAN-a) (Info)
Species: crassa (KRASS-uh) (Info)

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Category:
Cactus and Succulents

Height:
under 6 in. (15 cm)

Spacing:
3-6 in. (7-15 cm)

Hardiness:
USDA Zone 10a: to -1.1 C (30 F)

Sun Exposure:
Full Sun
Sun to Partial Shade

Danger:
Unknown - Tell us

Bloom Color:
Rose/Mauve

Bloom Time:
Mid Summer
Late Summer/Early Fall

Foliage:
Unknown - Tell us

Other details:
Unknown - Tell us

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:
From seed; direct sow after last frost

Seed Collecting:
Bag seedheads to capture ripening seed
Allow seedheads to dry on plants; remove and collect seeds

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Gardeners' Notes:

RatingAuthorContent
Neutral CactusJordi On Aug 26, 2008, CactusJordi from El Cajon, CA wrote:

An extremely rare Asclep. from Somalia which resembles Astrophytum myriostigma. Only recently -but still rarely- available at a very high price. Seems to be difficult to grow.

Jordi

Regional...

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

Grenoble,



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