Trachyandra tortilis

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Common Name:

Ribbon Plant


South Africa


Small plant from Namaqualand (S. Africa) that grows to have stunning wavy leaves that grow wider each year, will form ribbon like thick wavy leaves in a few years.

Winter grower with a summer dormancy.

Summer – when leaves drop, let the pots dry out completely, only
giving it a very small amount of water once/month. Let it rest in a
hot well-ventilated area for the duration of the dormancy.

Autumn – as temperatures cool you should see new leaves
appear, at which time you can give them a drink. Water every 2-3
weeks while growing thru spring. Make sure the soil totally dries
out between watering.


Full Sun to Part Sun

Extra Chunky

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