These Medium 0.5-0.7 inch (Diameter) Super Cute ♥ Lithops ♥ (Living Stone Plants) are native to South Africa, where they grow among rocks or soil the same color as their two succulent leaves. Lithops are succulents that store water in their fleshy leaves but are not related to cacti. Living stones are small plants, often only 1/2" to 1" in diameter.
Live Healthy Large Lithops Plant (Random species with varies pattern and color)
Qty: 1, 2, 3, 4 or 5
2 Year Old Seedling (Please see size below) Height: 2-3 Inches (From crown to the root) Diameter: 0.5 - 0.7 Inch
Lithops plant will ship Bare Root (Unpotted)
Watering: Keep plants barely moist! Overwatering is the most common problem people have with Living Stones. During the cold winter months, watering should be light and infrequent once again, until such as time as the days grow longer and the temperature begins to warm a bit. Generally, Lithops will do best being watered about once every 2-3 weeks (when not in active growth or flowering). Tap water or distilled water is fine. Treat it as a cactus. The plant can take a 'misting' every other day if desired, but this is not required. Be sure not to overwater!
Light: Lithops requires full to very bright sun (either direct or indirect). It can take full strength sun, but be mindful of sun burning the leaves. After repotting the plant, please allow 5-7 days for plant acclimate to changes in light quality. A window facing West, South or East should do nicely. Too much light is not a problem for Living Stones. Too little light is! If the plant appears to be 'reaching' for the window or light source, it needs more light!
Soil: Use a quick draining soil mix (a packaged soil mix for cactus and succulents should have sand added at the rate of about 60% soil mix to 40% sand by volume). Another good mix would be 40% peat moss and 60% perlite to allow even faster drainage
Cautions: Growing Lithops is harder and requires more attention than other succulent and cactus plants. Depending on the Lithop growing season, sometimes lithops will begin to naturally split, crack etc. Lithops can have scars on their sides and on top, this is natural and doesn't mean your lithop is dying. Lithops split. Any scarring is not permanent and will be shedded when they split! This is a natural process with Lithops. Sometimes they just die. No reason, it just happens.
Fast shipping via USPS First Class with tracking number. Please email me if you have any questions or request.
Weeks later and these two little bums are looking great! Thank you.
Mar 17, 2018 by Eva Stockard
I ordered these as a gift for my friend who loves succulents and lives on the other side of the country. Thank goodness we were FaceTiming when she received it because it DID NOT include the note I wrote out. Despite that I did find them to be packaged well, with proper instructions on how to care for the succulents.
Mar 13, 2018 by Laura Schwartz
The lithops were sent carefully wrapped and with fast delivery.
They are absolutely beautiful. Lili was very helpful and responsive. I actually got a sample from 3 different lithops selections and she gave me a couple of extras to boot.
Mar 10, 2018 by lindabw
Lithops were pacaged very carefully and each of them is a different growing phase - very thoughtful of the seller. I greatly appreciate it. :)
They are growing and changening already. I’m very happy with my purchase. Thank you!
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