Native to South Africa, Albuca Spiralis or also known as Frizzle Sizzle, is a bulb succulent that can grow up to 8-inches tall. This plant is known for its long and narrow but attractive, dark green corkscrew leaves. Each leaf has glandular hairs, making it feel a bit sticky when touched.
Herein, how do you look after Albuca spiralis?
In late fall, begin watering the plant regularly, keeping the soil evenly moist but not soggy. Soon the first curling shoots will appear. Use a good liquid plant food diluted by half once per month until flowering. Once flowering is finished, cut off the spent blooming stem and continue to water.
Similarly one may ask, how do you care for Albuca humilis?
Albuca can actually resist to a short period of frost, it can bear a minimum temperature of -5ºC. Water it seldom in summer, and regularly in autumn and winter, but don’t exceed: too much water can cause bulb rotting. Generally there’s no need of repotting. Put it in a bright spot to obtain its typical flowering.
Is Albuca spiralis toxic to dogs?
Pet Toxic. Only when ingested it may cause mild oral and gastrointestinal upsetness. Keep out of reach from pets and small children.
Albuca spiralis ‘Frizzle Sizzle’ is an incredibly rare and interesting looking plant. Albuca are one of the most unusual types of plants that we carry here at Groovy Plants Ranch. It produces flowers twice a year but during long periods of drought this plant will naturally go dormant.
Frizzle sizzle plant leaves don’t curl if the plant gets less light than needed. Frizzle sizzle leaves grow out curly if the plant gets an adequate amount of sunlight. You need to make sure your Frizzle sizzle gets enough sunlight. The location of your plant is crucial if you want to keep it healthy.
Albuca bulbs require sandy, loose soil in full to partial sun to produce their characteristic blooms. The plants can grow 3 to 4 feet (1 m.) tall with a slightly smaller width. Good Albuca cultivation encourages the removal of the bulb from the outdoors in zones with frost.
– Albuca concordiana is a small geophytic perennial plant which native to South-Western Africa. – The narrow, wavy leaves are tipped with glandular hairs that give bursts of fragrance. – It bears bright yellow flowers with broad green keels during the cold days.