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Larryleachia cactiforme f. cristata
(Syn: Trichocaulon cactifome forma cristata)
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A very rare crested seedling.

 

Photo of conspecific taxa, varieties, forms and cultivars of plants belonging to the Larryleachia cactiforme complex.
 
(This Taxon has lots of synonyms whit several controversial varieties and subspecies):

Family: Asclepiadaceae (Apocynaceae)  (Milkweeds family)

Scientific name:  Larryleachia cactiforme (Hooker) N.E. Br. forma cristata

Origin Garden origin (Nursery produced cultivar)
 

 

 


Cultivation:  Water normally in the growing season, dry in the winter.
Summer: In the summer months they will grow well in partial shade.
Propagation: Seeds grafting.
Potting medium:   Since roots are quite shallow, use a cactus mix or add extra perlite or pumice to regular soil potting soil. A gritty, very free-draining compost is suitable, and clay pots help the plants to dry out between watering.
Sun Exposure:
Partial shade.



 

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