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Ledebouria socialis - Silver Squill

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Ledebouria socialis                      

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Common Names: Silver Squill, Wood Hyacinth 

Family: Asparagaceae

Origin: South Africa

Growth: Clumping

Light: medium - high

Foot Candles: 250+

Water: When completely dry

Humidity: Not required

Temperature: 18°C+

Soil: Cactus mix 

Container: Planter with drainage

Nutrients: 10-5-5 Monthly in Spring & Summer  

Propagation: Division

Interiorscape Use: Xeriscaping, desktop plant

Common Pests: Mealybugs, Aphids, Spider Mites, Scale, Thrips.

Common Issues: Root rot when overwatered. Leaves tend to shrivel quickly.

Comments: A unique succulent plant with interesting structure. It grows from exposed bulbs and features stunning leopard print leaves. It is also known to flower fairly easy indoors. 

Toxicity: All parts of the plant are poisonous. Be mindful of children and pets.