file_copy timeline Adromischus cristatus var. clavifolius africa
Botanical details
  • Genus: Adromischus Family: Crassulaceae
General description
  • dwarf succulent;
  • needs continuous air flow;
  • highly sensitive to overwatering;
  • also known as Pretty Pebbles;
  • requires full sun;
  • when temperature drops to 17°C (if grown as an indoor plant), must be kept inside;
  • when winter starts (in Europe), although kept inside, it requires growing lights.

Origin and habitat:

  • native to South Africa, in the area between Alexandria, Grahamstown and East London (Cape Province);
  • grows on hollow soil, on rock outcrops.