|Stemless small succulents, various leaf shapes, beautiful markings on the leaves, grows well in half shade. The name comes from the ancient Greek adros (=thick) and mischos (=stem). These are easily leaf propagated succulents.|
Soil: Adromischus does well in poor soils. Soil should be well-drained, waterlogging may cause rot of the lower stem and leaves. Bread crumb textured soils provide good air and water balance and help in good root growth.
Water: It requires very less water. One cup of water twice a week under ambient temperature.
Climate: It favors full sunlight. Withstands harsh climatic conditions. It can be grown under filtered sunlight but full shade can hamper its growth. High humidity can damage the leaves.
Garden Use: Adromischus are used as pot plants. They are valued for there lobby and thick leaves which adds a good texture to the garden.
Care and Maintenance: Watering is done at the base, avoid pouring water on the leaves. Avoid water stagnation. Once established well it can thrive harsh conditions.
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