Next plant drop 07/07/22

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Curio repens

Regular price£3.00

Useful Information

Plant Bio

Curio repens is part of the Asteraceae family (the Daisy family) and its native range is Cape Province. It is a small succulent shrub with cylindrical leaves born on prostrate stems. It typically grows in clusters and can be found on sandstone cliffs, rooting in crevices and on rock ledges. Leaves are powdery blue in colour and highly succulent,  becoming somewhat rounded when turgid, elliptic to linear-elliptic.

Genus name comes from the Latin cūriōsus, meaning ‘careful’ or ‘inquisitive’. Specific epithet means ‘creeping’, possibly pertaining to its creeping growth habit.

Pot: ø 5.5cm.

Height: Approximately 7cm from base of pot.

Light: Position this plant in a very bright indirectly lit spot, this plant can also tolerate some direct sunlight. 

Water: Allow the potting mix to dry out completely in between waterings;

Potting mix: A well draining mix composed of perlite, grit and horticultural sand and a small amount of coco coir.

Fertilising: Feed every few waterings during the growing season. You can dilute fertiliser to half the recommended amount but never add more.

Temperature: 18-30˚C.

Humidity: Average humidity; if the humidity is particularly high, good ventilation is key to prevent mildew and fungal disease. 

Curio repens is toxic if ingested, keep out of reach of pets and children.

Delivery & Returns

​General

Please be aware that your plant may vary from the picture as this is a living item. Variations of shape and colour are perfectly natural and to be expected.  We will send you a plant as close to the picture and description as possible. The picture shown is an example of what's in stock unless stated otherwise.

Our plants are sent with a detailed care guide to help you look after them. You must provide the adequate conditions to keep them alive.

​Shipping & Delivery

We can only ship within the UK. Orders from abroad cannot be fulfilled and will be cancelled & refunded.

We pack and ship all orders on Mondays, Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays to prevent plants waiting in transit over the weekend.

We do send all our plants via next day delivery, however couriers can sometimes take longer. 

Returns

We guarantee our plants 14 day from receipt.  We guarantee to send happy and healthy plants, however, it is your responsibility to care for them and we cannot be held responsible for neglect or mis care. Please send us a picture within 24 hours of receiving your plant and we'll help you out with your issue.

If returning your order, please keep all original packaging and use this to send the plant back to us. This will ensure the plant is kept as safe as possible on its return.

To allow the plant to acclimatise in its new home, there should be no repotting of the plant for a minimum of 14 days after receipt. If any plant has been repotted or a cutting has been taken then we are not able to accept returns.

We are happy to replace your plant if it is very badly damaged in transport. The loss of a leaf in transport on a healthy plant should not generally be cause for any concern. We cannot give a refund for snapped leaves.

Caring for your new leafy green friends

Dry Out

Dry Out

Please don’t put me on or close to a radiator, the heat will dry me out.

Watering

Watering

Take me out of any ceramic pots when watering to stop my roots rotting.

Light

Light

I need light to survive. Please give me light!

Cold Spots

Cold Spots

I don’t like draughts! Keep me away from any cold spots in the house.

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