Caputia scaposa var. addoensis

Graceful succulent with rosettes of grey leaves coated in a white felt, which typically cracks after a sudden rain. It was formerly placed in the genus Senecio, under the name Senecio scaposus ssp. addoensis. It is fairly easy in cultivation but it is slow.

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Graceful succulent with rosettes of grey leaves coated in a white felt, which typically cracks after a sudden rain. It was formerly placed in the genus Senecio, under the name Senecio scaposus ssp. addoensis. It is fairly easy in cultivation but it is slow. It can be watered throughout the year as long as temperatures are above about 12 C. It should be kept drier as it gets colder. The type species, Caputia scaposa, is fairly common in the in the Eastern Cape , while this subspecies addoensis is considered endangered because it only grows by Addo and Enon. Our nursery-grown plants descend from material originally collected in the Addo area.

Cultivation Protected
Plant origin Africa
Presentation Bare root
Max. Size 300cm-400cm
Botanical family Asteraceae
Light Sun
Minimum winter temperature 10 ºC to 15 ºC
Care Pot
Shape Succulents
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