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Aeonium arboreum ‘Schwarzkopf’

For sale by Simon Angove

This grower is sure of this plant identification.

nice dark red/black form, has small yellow flowers in the summer.

Pot SizeTotal Price
1 litre
£3.00

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Plant Finder: about Aeonium arboreum ‘Schwarzkopf’

Description

Aeonium arboreum ‘Schwarzkopf’. Also known as 'Zwartkop'. Bushy perennial succulent with stems each crowned by a rosette, to 15cm across. Produces rich, glossy purplish-black, narrow leaves. Bears golden pyramids of flowers in spring on 2-3 year old stems, which then die. Although similar, this plant has shorter stems and smaller rosettes than Aeonium arboreum 'Atropurpureum'.

Cultivation

Needs partial sun and well drained soil. Place in a sheltered position.

Interest and use

Container, border, indoors, greenhouse.

Italics = data drawn from parent genus or species

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Aeonium arboreum ‘Schwarzkopf’ | Ashby, LE65 | Copyright Greenplantswap 2017
  • LightFull sun
  • HardinessFrost tender (min 5°C)
  • SoilWell drained, Sandy, Loamy
  • Soil pH7.0
  • WaterSemi-moist

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