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Cotyledon orbiculata : fact sheet


Species name:
Cotyledon orbiculata
Common names:
Pig's ear ,Varkoor-plakkie
Description:
PIG'S EAR, Plakkie (Afr), Erect Succulent, Coastal

Plant area

Source:
Indigenous to RSA
Endemic to:
RSA-Karoo Succulent - Winter/Summer Rain ,RSA-Karoo Nama - Summer Rain ,Endemic to South Africa

Plant size and micro-climate

Height:
Less than 80cm
Width:
Less than 50cm
Sun:
Full sun
Water:
Little water, Drought-tolerant once established
Hadiness:
Tender
Coast friendly:
Yes

Plant appearance and usage

Type:
Succulent ,Shrub Low - below 80cm ,Aloe ,Shrubs All
Usage:
Traditional Medicine ,Attract Butterflies ,Attract Birds
Fruit:
Brownish/Beige/Tan Tones ,Dry Fruit/Seed
Flowers:
Redish/Pinkish/Maroon/Scarlet Tones ,Flowers Particularly Attractive
Flower season:
Spring (Sept.-Oct.)
Features:
Usually grown as a Perennial
Foliage:
Evergreen ,Leaves/Leaflets succulent-Ornamental ,Leaves Simple Entire ,Leaves/Leaflets Obovate ,Foliage grey/green with red margin above

Plant suppliers

4 Plants

Cape Town
cell: 0829201513
tel: 0829227233
email: ehroux@mweb.co.za
Retail stock
Malmesbury
cell: 0827754806
tel: 0827754806
email: info@capescapes.org.za
Retail stock

Good Hope Gardens Nursery

Cape Town
cell: 082 8250913
tel: 021 7809299
email: fynbosplants@xsinet.co.za
Retail stock

Green Cube

Cape Town
tel: 0834353197
email: arlo@greencube.co.za
Retail stock

Grow Wild Indigenous Nursery

Johannesburg
cell: 0828246715
tel: 0114658857
email: info@growwild.co.za
Retail stock

Harry Goemans's Garden Centre

Cape Town
tel: 0217853201
email: info@harrygoemans.co.za
Retail stock

Heuer's Wholesale Nursery**(Mixed)

Brits
cell: 082 851 0956
tel: 081 369 7268
email: sales@heuers.co.za
Retail stock

Klugro Nursery

Nelspruit
cell: 0828080444/ 0828491323
email: LouiseKluge-louise@klugro.co.za
Retail stock

Malanseuns - Pleasure Plants

Pretoria
tel: 012 549-2128
email: marketing@malanseuns.co.za
Retail stock
George
tel: 044 8890055
email: andrea@newplant.co.za
Retail stock