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Fockea Crispa Pickup (Pick up or local delivery only)

Fockea Crispa Pickup (Pick up or local delivery only)

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Fockea Crispa in Onyx Bowl


Fockea crispa, commonly known as "Hottentot Bread" or "Cauliflower Plant," is a unique succulent plant native to South Africa. Proper care is essential to ensure its health and growth. Here are some care tips for Fockea crispa:

  1. Light: Provide your Fockea crispa with bright, indirect sunlight. Avoid placing it in direct sunlight for prolonged periods, as this can cause sunburn. 

  2. Watering: Allow the soil to dry out between waterings. During the growing season (spring and summer), water the plant thoroughly when the top inch of soil feels dry. Reduce watering in the dormant season (fall and winter), allowing the plant to rest. Overwatering can lead to root rot, so ensure good drainage and use a well-draining succulent soil mix.

  3. Potting: Use a shallow and wide pot with good drainage to accommodate the plant's tuberous roots. Repot every few years or when the plant outgrows its container.

  4. Soil: Use a well-draining succulent or cactus potting mix. You can also amend regular potting soil with perlite or coarse sand to improve drainage.

  5. Fertilizing: During the growing season, feed your Fockea crispa with a diluted, balanced, liquid succulent fertilizer every 4-6 weeks. Avoid fertilizing during the dormant season.

  6. Pruning: Trim any dead or yellowing leaves or stems to promote a tidy appearance and encourage new growth.

  7. Propagation: Fockea crispa can be propagated from stem cuttings or seeds. Allow cuttings to callus for a day or two before planting in a well-draining soil mix. Seeds can be sown in spring. Both methods may take time and patience.

  8. Dormancy: Fockea crispa goes through a dormant period, usually in the fall and winter. During this time, reduce watering and provide less light. New growth should resume in the spring.

  9. Pest and Disease: Keep an eye out for common succulent pests like mealybugs, scale, and aphids. Treat infestations promptly with insecticidal soap or neem oil. Make sure the plant has good air circulation to prevent mold and fungal issues.


Live Edge Onyx Bowl - Medium 

28"W x 10.25"D x 3.5"H - Indonesia - Onyx

Each one-of-a-kind premium natural onyx bowl is hand-carved by artisans in Indonesia. No two are a like and will vary in tones. Featuring gorgeous gradient patterns and a organic freeform shape and live edge, it adds just the right amount natural beauty and texture to your environment.


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