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Faucaria felina ssp. britteniae (100 seeds)


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Faucaria felina ssp. britteniae (Mesembryanthemaceae) It is a compact succulent perennial rosette-succulent, usually stemless clump-forming or shrubby becoming semi-globose with age. It has large yellow flowers 4-5 cm wide or wider, with purplish-pink undersides to the petals. Its ovate-triangular leaves up to about 5 cm long, have somewhat hollowed upper surfaces. Gray-green sprinkled with tiny dots of darker grey, they have white or reddish, horny bands along their edges and keels and margins with particularly prominent, long, recurved, hair-like teeth. Sowing : Sow in trays, pots, etc of good seed compost in a propagator or warm place to maintain an optimum temperature of 20-25°C. Cover with peat or sand. Locality : Grahamstown. Harvest : January 2023