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Carpobrotus glaucescens Aussie Rambler

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C5, A8, Indoor, Specials
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C5, A8, Indoor, Specials
Size: 14cm
Available: 21
$/Unit (EX GST): $7.04 ex GST
$/Unit (INC GST): $7.74 inc GST
Botanical Name: Common Names:
Carpobrotus glaucescens Aussie Rambler Pigface, CAR10,

Native: Foliage Type:
Yes Evergreen

Plant Type: Plant Habit:
Groundcovers, Succulents & Cacti Mat Forming, Prostrate

Aussie Rambler™ Carpobrotus is a prostrate creeping succulent that has long trailing stems up to 2m. Commonly called Pigface, this native Carpobrotus produces large deep pink flowers in spring and autumn with purple stems. Great for rockeries, mass plantings, a sand dune stabiliser or for any low maintenance gardens in inland and coastal positions. Size: 20cm high x 2m wide. Uses: Ground cover for coastal and inland plantings.

Mature Height: Mature Width:
15-30cm 1-2m

Position: Soil Type:
Full Sun, Semi Shade Any

Landscape Use(s)
Borders / Shrubbery, Coastal Garden, Erosion Control, Groundcover, Low Water Garden, Mass Planting, Rockery, Tropical Garden, Container / Pot

Pests & Diseases: Generally trouble free

Cultural Notes: Full sun to light shade. Suits most soil types. Tolerates frost, drought, humidity and salt. Avoid prolonged wet feet. Care: Water as required for 8-13 weeks until established. Plant in a well mulched garden (chunky mulch is recommended). If required use slow release fertiliser in spring. Prune if ever required. Where it works: QLD (not yet tested in northern QLD), NSW, VIC, TAS, SA & WA

Plant Care
Low phosphorus slow release fertiliser

Family Name: Origin:
Aizoaceae Australia

Foliage Colour: Green
Flower Colour: Pink
Flower Fragrant: No
Flowering Season: Autumn
Fruit: Yes

Requirements Tolerances
Growth Rate: Moderate
Maintenance Level: Low
Water Usage: Low
Drought: High
Frost: High
Wind: High