Cactus and Succulents - Extra Chunky

Jatropha podagrica

Large irregular caudex, stems to 24″; broad leaves, small red blooms

Jensenobotrya lossowiana

Round-leafed Mesemb. White-pink flowers. Forms long draping woody branches with succulent leaves. Mist the leaves occasionally through the growing season. Grows in very rocky soils.

Lapidaria margaretae

Small Mesemb with pairs of articulated grey leaves. Will form 6″ clusters. Fall blooms open during the day, are followed by new leaf pairs in winter. Easy to grow and get to multiply after 2 to 3 years, however take care not to overwater. Misting is best with a little direct water in September-October. Grows well in amongst small rocks.

Lithops

Very low water, they get most of their moisture from morning dew, and a small amount of rainfall in the late summer.

Lithops dorotheae

2″ across w/fissure in middle; little water in Summer, none in Winter

Lithops fulviceps

2″ across w/fissure in middle; little water in Summer, none in Winter

Lithops hallii

2″ across w/fissure in middle; little water in Summer, none in Winter

Lithops karasmontana

1″-2″ across; little water in Summer, none in Winter; grey-green with olive spots

Lithops lesliei

1-1/2″ across w/fissure in middle; little water in Summer, none in Winter

Lithops optica v. rubra

Rare purple mesemb. Windowed tops. Will form small clusters over time. Winter-growing, summer-dormant and very low water – can be tricky to get the watering and drainage correct.

Lithops salicola

1″ across w/fissure, translucent; little water in Summer, none in Winter

Lithops schwantesii

1-1/2″ across w/fissure in middle; little water in Summer, none in Winter

Melocactus azureus

Large, globular, blue-skinned with white-haired cephalium when mature. Will grow 10-12″ tall.

 

Melocactus disciformis

M. violaceus ssp. margaritaceus v. disciformis

Small globular, with white-haired cephalium when mature

Monadenium ellenbeckii

Euphorbia bisellenbeckii

Shrub to 3’h. with several tender vertical stems, small leaves.