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Carpobrotus modestus

Genus Species: Carpobrotus modestus

Common / Product Name: Common Pig Face


Available Sizes

Height x Width: Prostrate – Prostratem x 1.00 – 1.00m

Pruning: None

Frost Tolerance: High

Clay & Heavy Soil Tolerance: Medium / Well Drained

Coastal Tolerance: High

Drought Tolerance: High

Origin: Australian Plant

Evergreen: Yes

Flowering: starts: Spring / ends: Mid Summer

Flower Colour: Hot Pink

Irrigation: Once established low water.

Lower Temperatures: Temperatures as low as -3°C for short periods once established.

Upper Temperatures: Temperatures in the Low 40’s°C will tolerate higher temperatures for short periods.

Fertilising: Slow release low phosphorus fertilizer.

Environment: Plants selected suitable for Melbourne surrounds and southern states of Australia.

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