My cart    |  Login/Register  |  Community  |  Help  
  Home > All Categories > Home & Garden > Garden > Plants, Seeds & Bulbs > Seeds > 50 MIXED LITHOPS see...  
    

50 MIXED LITHOPS seeds LIVING STONES - Succulent plant

 

price: 
$3.25,  firm
 
location: 
New York, USA
 
shipping: 
$2.50, each additional $0.50, buyer pays
 
seller: 
Worldseedsupply ( 1257 )

view sellers webstore
 
condition:
new
 
ad id#: 
4238760
Bookmark this page

Worldseedsupply Store Search
 
 
Worldseedsupply Store Home
Collectibles (3)
Consumer Electronics (3)
Crafts (8)
Home & Garden (1420)
Seeds (1083)
Movies (1)
Toys & Hobbies (1)
General & Misc (79)
Health & Beauty (428)
Jewelry & Watches (2)
Sports, Fan Memorabilia (5)
 

 
  Description:

Lithops are a a large group of species from Africa (especially South Africa) known as living stones. While several other cactus and succulent species are often referred to by the same name, lithops are perhaps the most deserving of the name when you consider how they were discovered. They were first found by William John Burchell, an explorer of South Africa, when he bent down to pick up what he thought was a colorful stone. The name “lithops” actually refers to the Greek word, “lithos,” meaning “stone.” Lithops are known for their extreme efficiency at storing water and absorbing light. They are essentially composed of two modified leaves. These leaves come in an array of awe-inspiring patterns, making them quite collectable among rare succulent collectors. A split between the leaves contains the meristem (growing point). It is from this point that these plants will bloom delicate flowers and form new leaves. Usually, as new leaves form the old ones will dry out and their nutrients will be used up. The seeds of lithops are tiny, and they require a patient grower. However, once established, they are relatively easy to care for and make good houseplants.


Growing Information:
lithops seeds are extremely tiny. It may be east to gather them by suspending in water. Lithops prefer a coarse, sandy soil. They should be sown like cactus seeds. Flatten out the soil and then put a thin layer of loose soil above it. Sow the seeds on the surface and press in very lightly. They need light to germinate. Mist the soil to keep it moist and cover with clear plastic. Maintain a temperature of about 75 degrees Fahrenheit. Ideally, the covering should not be flat across the top because it will cause the water to drip back on the young seedlings, which sometimes causes rot. Something like a sandwich bag often makes a better “tent” because the water will run down the sides more easily. The soil should not be allowed to dry out while the plants are seedlings. Use a mister if the soil does get dry. Place the seedlings on a heat mat (ideally) and in bright light. Placing the seeds just a few inches from fluorescent lights is ideal for starting seedlings, although natural light will work too. Note that using a heat mat will cause more evaporation, which may require more attention. Be sure to air out the seedlings once a day for best results.

00442
   views


Other items available from Worldseedsupply
20 PURE WHITE
$1.99
1000 FRESH SEEDS
$14.99
50 LITHOPS
$3.25
100 mg. PURE
$4.95
30 "Sweet
$1.49
1 LB mimosa
$99.95
1 OZ ORGANIC
$2.99
1000 *WHITE
$2.25
20 DRAGON FRUIT
$3.75
100 ASTROPHYTUM
$4.94
1/4 LB High
$5.99
30 INCENSE CEDAR
$2.49
1/8 oz.
$4.99
100 CRIMSON
$3.85
 Payment

  • PayPal


 Seller's policy

SHIPPING ADDRESS

All items paid via Paypal will be shipped to the address on the account. This is Paypal's policy, so we must conform. If you require shipment to another address you must change it or add it to your Paypal profile BEFORE sending payment. You can add a gift address to your account profile if you would like to use another address.

SHIPPING NOTIFICATIONS & CONTACT
All shipping details (including tracking) will be sent to the email address on your Paypal account. Tracking info is sent direct from Stamps.com when we print shipping labels to this address.

OTHER PAYMENT FORMS
Cash or money order also accepted. We ship orders with cash payments upon receipt. Money order payments are shipped upon clearance in our account. We do not accept personal checks. Please be sure to include all relevant info about your order, including your email and shipping address.



Flag this ad: miscategorized, prohibited, spam

Home | Community | Help | About Us | Privacy Policy | Terms of Service | DMCA

All Rights Reserved by Blujay 100% Free Online Marketplace