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Huernia schneiderana
Scientific Name: Huernia schneiderana A. Berger
Synonym:
Family: Asclepiadaceae
Huernia  schneiderana Recommended Temperature Zone:
USDA: 10-11

Frost Tolerance: Avoid frost

Minimum Avg. Temperature: 50F (10C)

Heat Tolerance: Good resistance to summer heat in Phoenix, if given enough shade

Sun Exposure: Light shade

Origin: Malawi (near Kimbila), Mozambique (Mangulane)

Growth Habits: Clumping stems, up to 10 inches tall (25 cm), 5 to 7 ribs.

Watering Needs:

Propagation:


One of the easiest asclepiads to grow in Phoenix, it will take the usual Phoenix cool weather, outside, without any damage, if protected from frost.

Blooming Habits:
Dark red flowers, 1 inch in diameter (2.5 cm), principally in the fall.

Fruiting Habits:

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