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Elkhorn Plant

Rhombophyllum dolabriforme

Family: Aizoaceae (ay-zoh-AY-see-ee) (Info)
Genus: Rhombophyllum (rom-bo-FIL-lum) (Info)
Species: dolabriforme (doh-la-brih-FOR-me) (Info)

Category:

Cactus and Succulents

Foliage Color:

Unknown - Tell us

Bloom Characteristics:

Unknown - Tell us

Water Requirements:

Drought-tolerant; suitable for xeriscaping

Where to Grow:

Suitable for growing in containers

This plant is suitable for growing indoors

Height:

6-12 in. (15-30 cm)

Spacing:

9-12 in. (22-30 cm)

Hardiness:

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:

Bright Yellow

Bloom Time:

Late Winter/Early Spring

Mid Spring

Late Spring/Early Summer

Foliage:

Grown for foliage

Evergreen

Succulent

Other details:

Unknown - Tell us

Soil pH requirements:

Unknown - Tell us

Patent Information:

Non-patented

Propagation Methods:

From seed; winter sow in vented containers, coldframe or unheated greenhouse

From seed; germinate in a damp paper towel

Seed Collecting:

Allow pods to dry on plant; break open to collect seeds

Allow seedheads to dry on plants; remove and collect seeds

Properly cleaned, seed can be successfully stored

Regional

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

Phoenix, Arizona

Carlsbad, California

Clayton, California

Pensacola, Florida

Gardeners' Notes:

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Positive

On Dec 6, 2010, pk2dave from Pensacola, FL wrote:

I think that this plant likes to go into a growing stage about right now (december 6). In summer, it just vegetates. I've had this one for almost four years, and it has done the same for the last three.

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