Lithops julii – Living Stones Seed x20

$3.80

Arid Living Delightful Small Plants White Flower

17 in stock

- +
Share:

Living Stones

Lithops julii

(This plant is not on the Australian Noxious Weed List)

Living Stones are native to South Africa and Namibia extending to the border areas of neighbouring states of Africa. Each species is found in a small area of habitat that does not encroach on others. These habitats are so specialised that Lithops do not naturalize outside their chosen area.

Individual plants consist of one or more pairs of bulbous, almost fused, leaves and almost no stem. The crease between the leaves contains the growing and flowering point from which new leaves and flowers emerge. The top surface of the leaves has a translucent ‘window’ which allows sunlight to enter for photosynthesis. Leaf colour varies between shades of cream, green, grey or brown patterned with dots and lines which help disguise the plant in its surroundings. 

This genus of plants do not self-pollinate and require pollen from a neighbouring plant. After flowering, a green to pink capsule opens to disperse seeds when there is moisture on it and closes when the moisture dries.

Offered is a packet of 20 tiny seeds and Grownotes to assist you to grow this most unusual of plants. Also searching the internet for Lithops will provide a wealth of information.

All my seed travels with bubble wrap protection 

AUSTRALIAN BUYERS. Payment by Paypal is preferred but Direct Deposit is welcome. Buyers with orders over $40 should consider purchasing tracking.

INTERNATIONAL BUYERS. Payment via PayPal please. Buyers with orders over $40 should consider purchasing tracking.

Item specifics

Plant Habit: Dwarf, Flowering, Groundcover Common Name: Living Stone
Climate: Dry, Sub-tropical, Temperate Season of Interest: All Year
Sunlight: Full Sun Watering: Light
Genus: Lithops Type: Succulent
Foliage: Evergreen Soil pH: Neutral
Species: julii Soil Type: Free Draining, Loam, Sand
Plant Hardiness Zone (°C): 4 (0 to 5 °C)
*ALL PICTURES SHOWN ARE FOR ILLUSTRATION PURPOSES ONLY

Reviews

There are no reviews yet.

Be the first to review “Lithops julii – Living Stones Seed x20”

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

WP-Backgrounds Lite by InoPlugs Web Design and Juwelier Schönmann 1010 Wien