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PlantFiles: Senecio
Senecio scaposus

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Family: Asteraceae (ass-ter-AY-see-ee) (Info)
Genus: Senecio (sen-ek-ee-o ) (Info)
Species: scaposus (ska-POH-sus) (Info)

7 members have or want this plant for trade.

Category:
Cactus and Succulents

Height:
12-18 in. (30-45 cm)
18-24 in. (45-60 cm)

Spacing:
18-24 in. (45-60 cm)
24-36 in. (60-90 cm)

Hardiness:
USDA Zone 9b: to -3.8 C (25 F)
USDA Zone 10a: to -1.1 C (30 F)
USDA Zone 10b: to 1.7 C (35 F)
USDA Zone 11: above 4.5 C (40 F)

Sun Exposure:
Full Sun

Danger:
Unknown - Tell us

Bloom Color:
Pale Yellow
White/Near White
Silver/Gray

Bloom Time:
Unknown - Tell us

Foliage:
Grown for foliage
Evergreen
Silver/Gray
Succulent
Rubbery-Textured

Other details:
Drought-tolerant; suitable for xeriscaping

Soil pH requirements:
Unknown - Tell us

Patent Information:
Unknown - Tell us

Propagation Methods:
From woody stem cuttings

Seed Collecting:
Unknown - Tell us

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Profile:

1 positive
1 neutral
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Gardeners' Notes:

RatingAuthorContent
Positive vossner On Feb 4, 2007, vossner from Richmond, TX (Zone 9a) wrote:

mine is potted, full sun. When it gets get leggy, I trim it really short to regain bushy appearance.

Neutral palmbob On Mar 22, 2004, palmbob from Acton, CA (Zone 8b) wrote:

Attractive silver-green succulent plant that looks sort of like an ice plant but on small, woody stems. Leaves are finger-shaped and have a silver coating that can actually be pealed off revealing the green, succulent leaf below.

Regional...

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

Brea, California
San Diego, California
Bonita Springs, Florida
North Augusta, South Carolina
Greatwood, Texas
Richmond, Texas



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