Here's something for all lovers of the unusual, tired of those neat regular rounded rosettes of succulents. This one has horns! Jagged irregular branching leaves, rimmed in blood-red, like antlers after a battle. It gets big too, to it's a striking plant for waterwise beds and container planting in drought areas.
DESCRIPTION: Easy-care large-sized succulent with an upright rosette of large flat grey-green leaves edged with dark red. The leaves branch further as the plant grows, like an elk's antlers. USES: Ornamental plant ideal in well lit areas Striking landscaping plant for waterwise gardens in frost-free areas. PLANTING: Plant in free draining or even rocky soil in pots or out in the garden, taking care to keep the crown above the soil. Suited to full sun where it will develop more colour. Protect plants from single-digit temperatures. CARE: Like most succulents, require little water. Fortnightly watering during the warmer months will keep plants looking lush; reduce water in winter so the soil almost dries out. Fertilise during spring with an organic liquid feed mixed at half rate. If potted plants become crowded as pups develop, remove young plants and share with neighbours or re-pot. HEIGHT & WIDTH: 1 m H x 1 m W. YOUR PLANTS: Supplied as 'plugs', slightly smaller than our usual tubestock but with a healthy root system ready for planting or potting on.