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Karas Mountains living stone
Lithops are nearly stemless, succulent perennials forming bodies composed of a pair of very fleshy leaves, the flattish tips bearing translucent dots or patches; daisy-like flowers emerge from the fissure between the leaves
L. karasmontana is a clump-forming succulent perennial to 4cm in height, with pairs of pale beige leaves, patterned with brown at the tips, and white flowers 3-4cm across in autumn
All ratings refer to the UK growing conditions unless otherwise stated. Minimum temperature ranges (in degrees C) are shown in brackets
Aspect South-facing or East-facing or North-facing
pHNeutral, Alkaline, Acid
Up to 10 cm
Time to ultimate height
Grow under glass in a standard cactus compost with added leaf mould, in bright, filtered light, with good ventilation. When in growth water moderately and feed every two or three weeks with a balanced liquid feed. Keep almost dry in the winter
Propagate by seed sown at 19 - 21ºC in early spring or by offsets
Suggested planting locations and garden types
Patio & Container Plants
Pruning No pruning required
Pests Susceptible to aphids and mealybugs
Generally disease free
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