Is Dorstenia a cactus?

Dorstenia foetida is a shrub, stem succulent; its leaves and shape may vary a lot. The caudex is a green trunk (up to 15 cm in diameter and 30-40 cm in height).

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In respect to this, how do you take care of Dorstenia?

Growing Conditions

  1. Light: Dorstenias need a bright light or partial to full shade.
  2. Water: During the growing season, they appreciate a fair amount of water but allow the soil to dry slightly between watering, making sure that they never dry out completely. …
  3. Hardiness Zones: 10b – 12b.
Considering this, how do you harvest Dorstenia seeds?

One may also ask, how do you propagate Dorstenia?

Propagation: Dorstenia foetida are usually propagated by seed. Seed germinate readily at 21° C. They can also be propagated by cuttings. Origin: It is native of a vast area, comprising Ethiopia, Somalia, Kenya, Tanzania, Saudi Arabia, Yemen and Oman.

How do you water Dorstenia?

In summer, regular watering every 7-10 days with soft warm water (2 times a week), before the next watering the soil should dry slightly from above, but do not dry completely between waterings. In winter, water is very limited (about once every 3 weeks). For a season it is enough to make fertilizer once in a half dose.

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