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Aeonium arboreum ‘Schwarzkopf’

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These keep growing, even if cut or broken off, when treated right. Keep in a greenhouse over winter, or protect from frost. Small pots, best re-potted straight away.

Pot Size
0.1 litres

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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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  • LightFull sun
  • HardinessFrost tender (min 5°C)
  • SoilWell drained, Sandy, Loamy
  • Soil pH7.0
  • WaterSemi-moist

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Worksop, Nottinghamshire, S81
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    I'm not interested in minor variable differences over species I already have an interest in, but keep an eye out for new and unusual varieties instead, for example Kniphofias, Agaves, or Aeoniums.

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