Whitesloanea
Whitesloanea crassa

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

Category:

Cactus and Succulents

Foliage Color:

Unknown - Tell us

Bloom Characteristics:

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Water Requirements:

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Where to Grow:

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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:

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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

Regional

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

Grenoble,

Gardeners' Notes:

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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