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Cheiridopsis rostrata
Scientific Name: Cheiridopsis rostrata N. E. Brown
Synonym: Mesembryanthemum quadrifidum, Mesembryanthemum rostratum
Family: Aizoaceae
Cheiridopsis  rostrata
Cheiridopsis rostrata in March
Recommended Temperature Zone:
USDA: 9b-11

Frost Tolerance: Will take a little frost

Heat Tolerance: Keep shaded and cool in summer in Phoenix

Sun Exposure: Full sun to light shade

Origin: Coastal South Africa (Knersvlakte: Van Rhynsdorp)

Growth Habits: Mat forming, leaves up to 3 inches long (7.5 cm)

Watering Needs: Cheiridopsis are dormant in summer, keep them drier.


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