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Carpobrotus rossii White

Botanical Name: Common Names:
Carpobrotus rossii White Native Pigface, Karkalla,

Native: Foliage Type:
Yes Evergreen

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

Prostrate native succulent perennial with thick leaves. Beautiful white daisy like flowers in Summer. Great for coastal conditions - high salt tolerance good for erosion control. This plant hugs the ground as it roots from each node. Edible flowers and leaves. Gaining popularity in public spaces. Spreads up to 2m wide.

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

Position: Soil Type:
Full Sun Loam, Sandy

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

Pests & Diseases: Generally trouble free

Cultural Notes: Easy care plant. Low water usage, prune when necessary and feed with an annual low phosphorus slow release fertiliser.

Plant Care
Low phosphorus slow release fertiliser

Family Name: Origin:
Aizoaceae Australia

Foliage Colour: Green
Flower Colour: White
Flower Fragrant: No
Flowering Season: Autumn, Spring, Summer
Fruit: Yes

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