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Operculicarya Decaryi in Antique Stone Garlic Mortar

Operculicarya Decaryi in Antique Stone Garlic Mortar

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Is a drought-tolerant plant that can survive long periods without water due to its ability to store water in its trunk and branches. However, it still needs some water to survive and thrive. Here are some general watering instructions for Operculicarya decaryi:

Frequency: Water your Operculicarya decaryi sparingly, allowing the soil to dry out almost completely between waterings. How often you need to water will depend on factors such as the size of the plant, the temperature, and the humidity in your environment.

Watering Method: When you do water, do it slowly and evenly, making sure the water penetrates the soil deeply. You can do this by watering at the base of the plant rather than from above.

Soil: Operculicarya decaryi prefers well-draining soil that is not waterlogged, as this can lead to root rot. Use a cactus or succulent soil mix that contains a high percentage of perlite or sand.

Pot Size: The size of the pot can also affect how often you need to water. A smaller pot will dry out more quickly than a larger pot, so you may need to water more frequently if your plant is in a small container.

Humidity: Operculicarya decaryi prefers low humidity levels, so avoid misting or spraying the leaves, as this can lead to fungal diseases.

Remember that it's always better to underwater Operculicarya decaryi than to overwater it, as the plant is adapted to surviving long periods of drought. Observe your plant carefully and adjust your watering schedule as needed to ensure that it stays healthy.

Antique Stone Garlic Mortar

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Approximately 5.75"W x 5.75"D x 5"H (Inside Diameter 3.75") - China - Stone

This stone mortar beauty is hand chiseled from a single block of limestone. The natural texture and weathered appearance only add to your environment. Typically used to pulverize fresh garlic or grind herbs and spices, you can now repurpose this as small planter or place it as a decorative object on a shelf or niche.

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