Hardy Yellow Ice Plant
About Hardy Yellow Ice Plant
Ice plant has thick, fleshy, shiny, bright, light green leaves 1.2 in. long that get a reddish tinge in fall and chartreuse-yellow, daisy-like flowers in spring. Good drought tolerance and moderately salt tolerant. Space plants 10-14 inches apart.
How to care for Hardy Yellow Ice Plant
How often to water your Hardy Yellow Ice Plant
Hardy Yellow Ice Plant needs 0.5 cups of water every 12 when it doesn’t get direct sunlight and is potted in a 5" pot.
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Water 0.5 cups every
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Finding light for Hardy Yellow Ice Plant in your home
Hardy Yellow Ice Plant love being close to bright, sunny windows 😎.
Place it less than 1ft from a south-facing window to maximize the potential for growth.
Hardy Yellow Ice Plant does not tolerate low-light 🚫.
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How to fertilize Hardy Yellow Ice Plant
Most potting soils come with ample nutrients which plants use to produce new growth.
By the time your plant has depleted the nutrients in its soil it’s likely grown enough to need a larger pot anyway.
To replenish this plant's nutrients, repot your Hardy Yellow Ice Plant after it doubles in size or once a year—whichever comes first.
Hardy Yellow Ice Plant is generally easy to care for, though some plant parents report facing challenges with growing it. Check out the reviews down below to read more about their experiences!
Hardy Yellow Ice Plant thrives in dry soil and should be watered sparingly. Use our water calculator to personalize watering recommendations to your environment or download Greg for more advanced recommendations for all of your plants.
Hardy Yellow Ice Plant requires abundant, bright and direct light. Place it less than one foot from a window to ensure it receives enough light to survive 💪. Select your region to see how the current weather in your area affects the placement in your home 🏡.
Greg does not have confirmed data on this plant’s toxicity. If you, a family member, or a pet consumes plant material of unknown toxicity, it’s always best to consult a medical professional.
If you or someone else ingested this plant, call Poison Control at US (800) 222-1222. If a pet consumed this plant, contact your veterinarian or the ASPCA at US (888) 426-4435.
Hardy Yellow Ice Plant prefers dry environments. Providing extra humidity or misting your plant allows water to linger on leaves, which can create the perfect environment for harmful types of fungi.
Hardy Yellow Ice Plant is very sensitive to wet soil, so choose a potting soil that drains very well and doesn’t retain too much moisture. A good soil will have lots of perlite or vermiculite for drainage and some organic matter for nutrition. A few handfuls of perlite added to regular store-bought cactus soil will do the trick!
Hardy Yellow Ice Plant is a fast growing plant and may deplete the nutrients in its soil over time. Replenish them with a gentle organic fertilizer or compost every 1-2 months depending on your location and season. Fertilize more often during the growing season and in warmer and brighter climates.
Hardy Yellow Ice Plant is native to Southern Africa.
Hardy Yellow Ice Plant produces flowers in the wild, but does not flower when kept as houseplants.
Hardy Yellow Ice Plant grows along the ground and sends out shoots which will spread across the soil.
USDA Hardiness Zone
Hardy Yellow Ice Plant can be grown outdoors in USDA Hardiness Zones 5-9b. Find your local hardiness zone here.
Care Summary for Hardy Yellow Ice Plant
Hardy Yellow Ice Plant
0.5 cups every 12 days
< 1ft from a window
Repot after 2x growth
Based on the 4” pot your plant is in, and that it doesn’t get direct sunlight.