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Hedgehog mesem

Delosperma pruinosum

Small succulent groundcreeper with soft yellow flowers. Green fleshy leaves make this plant waterwise and a good addition in dry areas.

Planning

Difficulty
Easy
Flowering time
Summer
Fruiting time
Summer

Propagation

Seed
Sow seed in well-draining sandy soil mixture. Do not over-water!
Cuttings
Break off a stem with a few leaves attached and root in sandy soil mix.

Special features

Geography

Origin
South Africa, Eastern Cape
Natural climate
Temperate

Environment

Light
Full Sun, Partial Sun
Soil moisture
Dry
Soil type
Clay, Loam, Sand
Soil PH preference
Neutral
Frost hardiness
Tender

Personality

Family
Aizoaceae
Flower colour
Soft yellow
Scent
None

Problems

Problem free

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