adromischus cooperi – plover eggs

the sometimes called plover eggs, adromischus cooperi is a south african native. the leaves of this dwarf succulent can get 2.5 to 5 cm (1 to 2 inches) long. it belongs to the crassulaceae family.

plant care

adromischus cooperi likes a bright and sunny place, light shade will be tolerated. during summer it can be placed in the garden, but make sure that rain water can run out of the pot’s hole. because “wet legs” can cause root rot.

the soil should be well drained with some gritty, sand and a bit humus. a regular cactus mix can be used.

the plover eggs need to be good watered, what runs out of the pot should be removed after a few minutes. before watering next the soil must dry.

adromischus cooperi can be fed monthly with a half concentrated cactus fertilizer.

if you can give em enough light, it can be cultivated at room temperature throughout the year. during winter the plover eggs can be placed at 10-15 °c (50-59 °f). then keep it nearly dry and don’t feed.

propagation

adromischus cooperi can be propagated by seeds or cuttings.