Carpobrotus edulis
HOTTENTOT FIG, SOUR FIG
Aizoaceae

 
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Plant type: evergreen soft-wooded perennial or succulent

Hardiness zones: 9-10

Sunlight: hot overhead sun

Soil Moisture: dry for extended periods to dry between watering

Soil: ordinary soil, enriched soil, mildly acidic to mildly alkaline

Tolerances: high wind, first line salt wind, light frost
0.15m
Plant habit
 
1m

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Flowers: yellow & pink

Flowering Time: late spring to early autumn

Leaves: grey-green

Edibility: edible fruit
 
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Carpobrotus edulis
HOTTENTOT FIG, SOUR FIG
Aizoaceae

 

  Plant type: evergreen soft-wooded perennial or succulent

Hardiness zones: 9-10

Sunlight: hot overhead sun

Soil Moisture: dry for extended periods to dry between watering

Soil: ordinary soil, enriched soil, mildly acidic to mildly alkaline

Tolerances: high wind, first line salt wind, light frost
0.15m
Plant habit
 
1m

FEATURES

Flowers: yellow & pink

Flowering Time: late spring to early autumn

Leaves: grey-green

Edibility: edible fruit


DESIGN

Garden Styles: suits coastal, contemporary & dry style designs

Uses: groundcovers, hanging basket, pot, spillover, soil binding

Growth rate: average

Maintenance Level: average

Skill Level: average






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