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Tylecodon schaeferanus

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Family: Crassulaceae (krass-yoo-LAY-see-ee) (Info)
Genus: Tylecodon (ty-lee-KOD-on) (Info)
Species: schaeferanus

Synonym:Cotyledon sinus-alexandri
Synonym:Cotyledon schaeferanus

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Category:
Cactus and Succulents

Height:
under 6 in. (15 cm)
6-12 in. (15-30 cm)

Spacing:
Unknown - Tell us

Hardiness:
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:
Sun to Partial Shade
Light Shade

Danger:
Parts of plant are poisonous if ingested
Handling plant may cause skin irritation or allergic reaction

Bloom Color:
Pink
Violet/Lavender

Bloom Time:
Late Summer/Early Fall

Foliage:
Deciduous
Succulent

Other details:
Drought-tolerant; suitable for xeriscaping
Suitable for growing in containers

Soil pH requirements:
Unknown - Tell us

Patent Information:
Unknown - Tell us

Propagation Methods:
Unknown - Tell us

Seed Collecting:
Unknown - Tell us

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2 positives
No neutrals
No negatives

Gardeners' Notes:

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Positive DougC On Aug 30, 2008, DougC from Los Angeles, CA (Zone 10a) wrote:

Info provided in book "Cotyledon and Tylecodon" by Ernst van Jaarwveld and Daryl Koutnik.

Water sparingly during winter only.
Soil medium: Sandy
Habitat: Karoo at Diaz point Luderitz, Southern Namibia

Positive palmbob On Sep 19, 2004, palmbob from Acton, CA (Zone 8b) wrote:

Miniature Namibian plant with oval pale green succulent leaves- toxic so careful handling leaves

Regional...

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

Los Angeles, California
Orange, California
Reseda, California



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