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Pleiospilos simulans
Scientific Name: Pleiospilos simulans (Marl.) N.E. Brown
Synonym: Mesembryanthemum simulans
Family: Aizoaceae
Pleiospilos  simulans
Pleiospilos leipoldtii at Kuentz Nursery in early June
Recommended Temperature Zone:
USDA: 9b-11

Frost Tolerance: Only light frost for a short period

Sun Exposure: Bright shade

Origin: South Africa (Cape Province: Aberdeen)

Growth Habits: Clump forming succulent, leaves up to 3 inches long (8 cm)

Watering Needs:


Pleiospilos  simulans

Blooming Habits:
Scented yellow flower with a white center, 2.5 inches in diameter (6 cm), sometimes in group up to 4, in late summer or early fall

Fruiting Habits:

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