Dorstenia (Dorstenia foetida)

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General Plant Information (Edit)
Life cycle: Perennial
Sun Requirements: Partial or Dappled Shade
Partial Shade to Full Shade
Water Preferences: Mesic
Minimum cold hardiness: Zone 10b +1.7 °C (35 °F) to +4.4 °C (40 °F)
Maximum recommended zone: Zone 12
Plant Height: 12 to 18 inches
Plant Spread: 12 to 18 inches
Leaves: Evergreen
Flower Color: Green
Underground structures: Caudex
Suitable Locations: Houseplant
Resistances: Humidity tolerant
Containers: Needs excellent drainage in pots


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Discussion Threads about this plant
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help me about this plant by kingsyria Sep 21, 2017 12:25 PM 6
Cool video of exploding seed pods by dave Jul 24, 2015 2:24 PM 21
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Dorstenia (Dorstenia foetida) by Dutchlady1 Apr 18, 2015 2:45 PM 5
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