Argyroderma fissum - 20 seeds

Argyroderma fissum - 20 seeds

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Common names: Finger argyroderma, False stoneflower

All the mesembs seeds are very very small, dust like, so it will seem like you bought empty zip bag. do not worry, you will see small seeds and they are not so hard to manage. Try to find fine sand and put it in bag with seeds and shake it so seeds are mixed with send. Then sow it all together with sand evenly, otherwise it may happen to drop all of them on small area.

Argyroderma is a genus consisting of over 50 species of succulents in the Iceplant family from South Africa.

Mesembs require a loam-based compost with the addition of extra drainage material such as horticultural grit or perlite. They all like good light conditions and plenty of ventilation. Some are relatively cold-hardy and can even survive mild winters outside. Most will survive temperatures down to freezing point. There are some Mesembs which begin to grow in the autumn as the temperature drops and the days get shorter. Examples are Conophytum, Manilaria and Mitrophyllum. Because different genera within the Mesemb family have different growing conditions, care mast be taken with watering. Some genera will benefit from a light spray water to prevent shrivelling during their dormant period. Grower’s Tips The basics of Mesemb care are very simple, with free-draining soil, plenty of sun and ventilation, and regular light watering in the right season. Yet the difficulties are endless, trying to adapt to the Mesembs’ own adaptability and to follow their growth habits in your particular conditio