A great novelty plant! Every plant is unique and may not appear as pictured.
Common Names: Desert Rose, Desert Azalea, Impala Lily, Kudu Lily, Mock Azalea, Sabi Star
Origin: Africa, Arabian Peninsula, Tanzania
Growth: Bush-like; leaves only at branch ends
Light: Full Sun
Foot Candles: 250+
Water: Allow to dry between watering
Humidity: Not required
Temperature: 16°C - 28°C
Soil: Well draining mix
Container: Planter with drainage
Nutrients: 10-15-10 Monthly in Spring & Summer
Propagation: Seed or cuttings
Interiorscape Use: Novelty, Bonsai, Flowering
Common Pests: Mealybugs, Aphids, Spider Mites, Scale, Thrips.
Common Issues: Root and stem rot when overwatered, leaf drop with insufficient light. Older leaves naturally fall off.
Comments: A uniquely shaped houseplant with a bulbous and sometimes twisting trunk, it makes for an excellent beginner bonsai. The flowers form in Spring and bloom in Summer, typically they are either red, pink, or white.
Toxicity: Low severity chance of vomiting, diarrhea, anorexia, depression, irregular heartbeat, and death. Large quantities of the plant must be ingested for any symptom to occur.