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Caputia

Caputia pyramidata

Caputia tomentosa has beautiful succulent grey leaves, formely Senecio haworthii. Popular water-wise plants!

Planning

Difficulty
Easy
Flowering time
Summer
Fruiting time
Autumn

Propagation

Cuttings
Allow cuttings to heal before planting in sandy soil.
Seed
Sow seeds in Spring and Summer; Germination time about 4 weeks.

Geography

Origin
Africa, Southern Africa
Natural climate
Mediterranean

Environment

Light
Full Sun
Soil moisture
Dry
Soil type
Loam, Sand
Soil PH preference
Acid
Frost hardiness
Tender

Uses

Notes
Apart from its horticultural use, the plants are not used medicinally.

Personality

Family
Asteraceae
Flower colour
Yellow
Scent
None

Problems

Problem free

Companion plants

Aloe pluridens, Gasteria pulchra, Bulbine latifolia, Delosperma pruinosum, Crassula capitella subsp. thrysiflora, C. cultrata, C. perforata, C. perfoliata var. minor, C. tetragona subsp. tetragona, Cotyledon orbiculata, Euphorbia mamillaris, Albuca longib

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