Flat-topped aeonium, Aeonium tabuliforme

Aeonium tabuliforme

Aeonium

A table displaying which months are best to sow, plant and harvest.
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Flowers
Flowers

Plant does not flower in January

Plant does not flower in February

Plant does not flower in March

Plant does flower in April

Plant does flower in May

Plant does not flower in June

Plant does not flower in July

Plant does not flower in August

Plant does not flower in September

Plant does not flower in October

Plant does not flower in November

Plant does not flower in December

  • Botanical name: Aeonium tabuliforme
  • Common name: Aeonium
  • Family: Crassulaceae
  • Plant Type: Cactus or succulent, Conservatory, Houseplant, Perennial, Evergreen
Flower colour:

Yellow

Foliage colour:

Green

Aeonium tabuliforme, the flat-topped aeonium, is an unusual species with a broad, saucer-like rosette of succulent ground hugging leaves. It’s native to Tenerife, where it’s found growing on rocky cliff faces. It’s a short-lived perennial that will die after flowering.

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For best results, grow Aeonium tabuliforme in a pot in full sun or dappled shade, in gritty, well-drained soil. Can be placed outdoors in the summer, but requires protection from frosts. The Royal Horticultural Society has given it its prestigious Award of Garden Merit (AGM).

How to grow Aeonium tabuliforme

  • Plant size

    5cm height

    45cm spread

  • Aspect

    South facing, west facing

  • Sun exposure: Dappled shade, full sun
  • Hardiness: Tender
  • Soil type: Well drained / light / sandy

Plant calendar

A table displaying which months are best to sow, plant and harvest.
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Flowers
Flowers

Plant does not flower in January

Plant does not flower in February

Plant does not flower in March

Plant does flower in April

Plant does flower in May

Plant does not flower in June

Plant does not flower in July

Plant does not flower in August

Plant does not flower in September

Plant does not flower in October

Plant does not flower in November

Plant does not flower in December

Aeonium tabuliforme and wildlife

Aeonium tabuliforme has no particular known value to wildlife in the UK.

Is Aeonium tabuliforme poisonous?

Aeonium tabuliforme has no toxic effects reported.

No reported toxicity to:

No reported toxicity to Birds

No reported toxicity to Cats

No reported toxicity to Dogs

No reported toxicity to Horses

No reported toxicity to Livestock

No reported toxicity to People

Plants that go well with Aeonium tabuliforme

Sedum dasyphyllum
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