-About Lithops bromfieldii var. glaudinae-
Lithops bromfieldii var. glaudinae is a common living stone belonging to the family Aizoaceae and native to South Africa. This medium sized succulent is well known for its leaves pattern that grow solitary or in clumps. The paired leaves are wide and flattened with a fissure, giving space for the yellow flowers to grow in the autumn. The leaves surface is opaque, more or less translucent and smooth with opaque dots. Windows of the leaves are dull green, dark greenish brown, pinkish grey, or greenish red, depending on the growth stage or conditions. The plant shows yellow flowers in the autumn and goes dormant in summer.
-How to care for Lithops bromfieldii var. glaudinae?-
Sunlight/Location: Just like other Lithops, Lithops bromfieldii var. glaudinae prefers bright, direct sun in winter and somewhat shady places in summer.
Water: These plants require comparatively less water in cold days than in hot summer period.
Soil/Top dressings: Lithops bromfieldii var. glaudinae does not prefer water-retaining soil as it grows well in lightweight sandy gritty medium for optimum growth.
Planter: Choose a medium to large-sized container for the plant that supports the growth of plant leaves cluster.
Propagation: The plant grows well with the seeds or cuttings. Growing it with the seeds is preferred as compared to the leaf-cutting method.
Fertilizer: Feed your plant with a fertilizer specially formulated for succulents or cactus. Plus, dilute it to avoid leaf damage. Do not apply fertilizer to the plant during dormancy.
Disease: Lithops bromfieldii var. glaudinae is vulnerable to insects or bugs including red spiders, flies, mealy bugs, and aphids.
Primary color: dull green
Secondary color: pinkish grey
Bloom color: yellow
Cold hardiness: zone 9a – 11
Product format: 2"
Suitability: balcony, garden
Propagation: seeds of leaf cuttings
Special characteristic: safe, non-toxic