Ceropegia woodii, a flowering plant native to South Africa, is an evergreen succulent trailing vine that grows to 10 centimetres (3.9 in) in height and spreads to reach up to 2–4 metres (6 ft 7 in–13 ft 1 in) in length. Its leaves are shaped like hearts, about 1–2 cm wide and long. When exposed to sufficient light they have a deep green colour - under insufficient lighting the leaves are pale green. With age it develops a woody caudex at its base.
100 - 200
6 - 6.8
Plant my ceropegia woodii
Plant in early srping your Ceropegia in a mixture of fibrous soil, dry leaves on a layer of sand - no peat, it is a protected resource. Plant in a container of at least three liters with a cup, and place it in a sunny spot, between 5 and 10 ° C in winter and temperature above 15 ° C in season.
Water my ceropegia woodii
The Ceropegia likes water moderately, it is necessary to let the root ball dry between each watering.
Sprinkle with non-calcareous water - either filtered or with rainwater.
Spray my ceropegia woodii
In dry weather, spray your plant with soft water, clean the dust on the leaves: it will be all the more beautiful and you will protect it from red spiders - its main enemy!
Repot my ceropegia woodii
At the end of winter every 2 years, repot your plant in a slightly larger pot, adding compost, sand and dry leaves.
Protect my ceropegia woodii
In winter, your Ceropegia needs to rest to bloom. Place it in a room where the temperatures are around 5 to 10 ° C.