Mimicry succulents love lots of light and warm temperatures. It does best indoors in a south-facing window in winter. In the summertime, allow Pleiospilos to enjoy bright outdoor light. Protect the split rock against very harsh afternoon full sun.
One may also ask, how often should you water mimicry?
ONLY water when the new leaves come and the old leaves have shriveled. This can be 2 times a year. A light misting once a month is OK in very hot summer months. NEVER water in the winter months as they go dormant.
Similarly, are mimicry plants toxic?
Size matters in the air purifying world! These plants are not toxic! Water this plant very sparingly. Only when the soil has completely dried out should you give some water.
Are mimicry plants Lithops?
Even better still, Lithops species are nicknamed “butts” and Fenestraria “baby toes.” Those peculiar succulent bottoms and little piggies, along with split rocks (Pleiospilos spp.) … and other mesembs, are some of the most drought tolerant plants on the planet.
As mentioned above, Pleiospilos Nelii is sometimes labeled as Lithops as the two are quite similar. … Pleiospilos Nelii succulents are larger than Lithops, they do not grow buried in the ground, and they can produce more than one flower at once, while Lithops can only produce one.
Begin to sow your seeds in the summer, in a warm place. For best results, soak your Pleiospilos nelii seeds in water for 24 hours before planting in a small layer of sandy soil. Keep soil damp, but not too wet, until seeds germinate.
Overwatering is the primary cause of cactus rot in the home garden. If you notice that your plant has begun to get mushy, act quickly and you may be able to remedy the problem. Even cacti rotted all the way down to the soil line can bounce back with proper care.
If the plant rots and dies, it may be getting too much water. IF YOU JUST TRANSPLANTED YOUR SPLIT ROCK YOU MUST WAIT A WEEK AND THEN WATER – IT DOESN’T MATTER WHAT TIME OF YEAR OR HOW MANY LEAVES IT HAS! … After the first week’s watering, wait until the soil is fully dry then water again.