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Argyroderma fissum
Scientific Name: Argyroderma fissum (Haw.) L. Bolus
Synonym: Argyroderma brevipes, Argyroderma litorale, Argyroderma orientale, Argyroderma latipetalum, Argyroderma hutchinsonii, Argyroderma digitifolium, Roodia digitifolia, Mesembryanthemum brevipes, Argyroderma braunsii, Roodia braunsii, Cheiridopsis braunsii, Gibbaeum fissum, Mesembryanthemum fissum, Roodia brevipes
Family: Aizoaceae
Argyroderma  fissum
Photo by Etwin Aslander
Recommended Temperature Zone:
USDA: 10b-12

Frost Tolerance: Hardy to 30F (-1C) for very short period

Heat Tolerance: Keep cool and shaded in summer in Phoenix

Sun Exposure: Light shade

Origin: South Africa (Knersvlakte)

Growth Habits: Clumping, each rosette has 2 finger shaped leaves, 2 to 5 inches long (5 to 12 cm)

Watering Needs: Water minimally in summer, only when the plant starts shriveling. Requires good drainage

Propagation: Seeds

At Holly Gate Nursery

Blooming Habits:
Purple or yellow flowers, up to 3 inches in diameter (7 cm)

Fruiting Habits:

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