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PlantFiles: Ceropegia
Ceropegia stapeliiformis

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Family: Asclepiadaceae (ass-kle-pee-ad-AY-see-ee) (Info)
Genus: Ceropegia (seer-oh-PEEJ-ee-uh) (Info)
Species: stapeliiformis (sta-pel-ee-ih-FORM-iss) (Info)

Synonym:Ceropegia stapeliiformis subsp. stapeliiformis

20 members have or want this plant for trade.

Category:
Tropicals and Tender Perennials
Vines and Climbers
Cactus and Succulents

Height:
6-8 ft. (1.8-2.4 m)

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

Danger:
N/A

Bloom Color:
Chartreuse (Yellow-Green)
Dark Purple/Black
Maroon (Purple-Brown)

Bloom Time:
Late Spring/Early Summer

Foliage:
Succulent

Other details:
This plant is suitable for growing indoors
Average Water Needs; Water regularly; do not overwater
Suitable for growing in containers

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

Patent Information:
Non-patented

Propagation Methods:
From herbaceous stem cuttings

Seed Collecting:
Allow pods to dry on plant; break open to collect seeds
Seed does not store well; sow as soon as possible

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Profile:

1 positive
No neutrals
No negatives

Gardeners' Notes:

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Positive RUK On Oct 1, 2004, RUK from Fair Lawn, NJ (Zone 6b) wrote:

The downwards growing stick-like mottled branches root easily in regular well drained Cactus mix. Grow plant under bright sunny conditions.

Regional...

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

Gilbert, Arizona
Naples, Florida



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