Sun: Bright indoor light
Water: Typical water needs for a succulent
Temperature: Zone 10a from 30° F to 35° F (-1.1 ° C to 1.7° C) to Zone 11b from 45° F to 50° F (7.2° C to 10° C)
Winter Survival: Not cold hardy
Propagation: cuttings, seeds
Flower: in the late summer and early fall
Flower Type: Yellow, white
Toxic: Generally non-toxic to humans and animals
Space Requirement: Indoors
Common Problems: Plants may rot if overwatered
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Basc Care for Lithops Olivacea
Regular watering period should be every 2 weeks
You can water your succulent more than often in extreme conditions but make sure that the soil is completely dry before watering your succulent again.
Only feed this succulent during its active growing seasons which means winter. Use the right fertilizer applied in the right amounts. Applying half-strength balanced fertilizer every month or so is recommended for optimal results.
Do not fertilize during summer as the plant is dormant.
Sun & Location Requirements for "Lithops Olivacea"
Lithops Olivacea needs plenty of bright light in order to stay healthy. Consider placing your succulent near a window that gets direct sunlight for part of the day. If natural light isn’t an option, invest in an LED grow-light or other artificial lighting to provide enough light for Lithops Olivacea to thrive.
Lithops Olivacea is not cold hardy and does not survive in freezing conditions. However, there are certain strategies that can be used to help the plant thrive despite the chill of winter. Proper drainage and insulation are essential for succulent X during periods of extreme cold. Placing a layer of mulch or gravel on the soil around the plant can also help keep it warm.
Any succulents in the group will only need minimal space to grow. You can place your pot at your table or window. Outdoors is also a nice idea to put your pot.
Lithops Olivacea also benefits from some indirect light throughout the day as well, so make sure you give it enough space to soak up light without becoming too exposed to heat.
One way to propagate Lithops Olivacea is by cutting
Lithops Olivacea propagates easily from seeds, however it's important to look for healthy ones which are plump, dark in color and slightly sticky when touched. To start the propagation process, mix a soil mixture with well-draining potting mix then sow the seeds evenly and press them lightly into the surface. Finally, water the soil using a spray bottle and place it in bright but indirect light to ensure germination.
Lithops Olivacea is not known to pose any significant health risks, as it is not considered to be toxic. However, it is best to keep the plant away from young children and pets, as they may ingest some of the parts of this plant that could contain toxins which can cause mild skin irritation.