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Ice plant (Mesembryanthemum crystallinum)

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Ice plant (Mesembryanthemum crystallinum)
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2.38 € *
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Availability
in stock
Item number
MES012
Seed quantity:
200 Pcs.
Botanical name:
Cryophytum crystallinum, Gasoul crystallinum, Mesembryanthemum crystallinum
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Description

The crystalline iceplant is a very rare lettuce indeed! The slightly salty tasting leaves appear to be coated in ice crystals, although the plant originally stems from South Africa and thus prefers dry and sunny spots. Ice plant is fairly easy to
cultivate.

200 ice plant seeds

Growing instructions
This annual plant is easy to grow so long as it is in a sunny position. Sow seeds in spring indoors, only just covering the seed. When they are large enough to handle, prick them out into individual pots and plant them out after the last expected frosts.

Details: Plant description & care

Plant family:
Aizoaceae
Plant height approx.:
10–20 cm
Root system :
Stoloniferous (spreads through runners)
Flower colour:
Pink, White
Flowering period :
August, July, September
Location:
Sun
Water requirements:
Little
Lifecycle :
Annual, Perennial
Winter hardy up to:
–5 °C

Sowing & cultivation

Indoor pre-culture (seedling stage):
April, March, May
Sowing time outdoors:
June
Sowing depth:
5 cm, Needs light to germinate
Planting distance approx.:
25 x 25 cm
Maturation time (days):
30 Pcs.

Companion planting

Other names

German names:
Eisblume, Kristallkraut, Sodapflanze

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