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PlantFiles: Caralluma
Caralluma acutangula

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Family: Asclepiadaceae (ass-kle-pee-ad-AY-see-ee) (Info)
Genus: Caralluma (kar-uh-LOO-muh) (Info)
Species: acutangula (a-kew-TAN-gu-luh) (Info)

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Category:
Cactus and Succulents

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

Spacing:
9-12 in. (22-30 cm)
12-15 in. (30-38 cm)
15-18 in. (38-45 cm)

Hardiness:
USDA Zone 10b: to 1.7 C (35 F)
USDA Zone 11: above 4.5 C (40 F)

Sun Exposure:
Full Sun
Sun to Partial Shade

Danger:
Unknown - Tell us

Bloom Color:
Dark Purple/Black

Bloom Time:
Late Spring/Early Summer

Foliage:
Succulent

Other details:
Drought-tolerant; suitable for xeriscaping
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)
7.6 to 7.8 (mildly alkaline)

Patent Information:
Non-patented

Propagation Methods:
Unknown - Tell us

Seed Collecting:
Unknown - Tell us

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Regional...

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

Apache Junction, Arizona
Tucson, Arizona



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