Graptopetalum pentandrum superbum

Graptopetalum pentandrum subsp. superbum

Graptopetalum

A table displaying which months are best to sow, plant and harvest.
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Flowers
Flowers

Plant does not flower in January

Plant does not flower in February

Plant does flower in March

Plant does not flower in April

Plant does not 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: Graptopetalum pentandrum subsp. superbum
  • Common name: Graptopetalum
  • Family: Crassulaceae
  • Plant Type: Cactus or succulent, House plant, Evergreen
Flower colour:

Yellow

Foliage colour:

Purple

Graptopetalum pentandrum superbum is a pretty succulent, forming wide, open rosettes of fleshy, lavender-pink leaves held at the end of thick stems. Yellow flowers with red stamens appear from late-winter to spring. It’s ideal for growing as a houseplant but may also be raised outside in warmer regions.

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Grow Graptopetalum pentandrum superbum in well-drained, gritty soil or a container of cactus compost, in full sun. Water regularly in summer but allow soil to completely dry out in winter. Propagate by leaf cuttings or offsets. Hardy to -3°C.

How to grow Graptopetalum Pentandrum

  • Plant size

    25cm height

    25cm spread

  • Aspect

    South facing, west facing

  • Sun exposure: Full sun
  • Hardiness: Hardy
  • Soil type: Well drained / light / sandy

Plant calendar

A table displaying which months are best to sow, plant and harvest.
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Sow
Sow

Do not Sow in January

Do not Sow in February

Do Sow in March

Do Sow in April

Do Sow in May

Do Sow in June

Do Sow in July

Do Sow in August

Do Sow in September

Do not Sow in October

Do not Sow in November

Do not Sow in December

Plant
Plant

Do not Plant in January

Do not Plant in February

Do not Plant in March

Do not Plant in April

Do Plant in May

Do Plant in June

Do Plant in July

Do Plant in August

Do Plant in September

Do not Plant in October

Do not Plant in November

Do not Plant in December

Flowers
Flowers

Plant does not flower in January

Plant does not flower in February

Plant does flower in March

Plant does not flower in April

Plant does not 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

Take cuttings
Take cuttings

Do Take cuttings in January

Do not Take cuttings in February

Do Take cuttings in March

Do Take cuttings in April

Do Take cuttings in May

Do Take cuttings in June

Do Take cuttings in July

Do Take cuttings in August

Do Take cuttings in September

Do Take cuttings in October

Do Take cuttings in November

Do Take cuttings in December

Graptopetalum Pentandrum and wildlife

Graptopetalum pentandrum has no particular known value to wildlife in the UK.

Is Graptopetalum Pentandrum poisonous?

Graptopetalum pentandrum 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 Graptopetalum Pentandrum