That species is much sought after for its beautiful shape resembling to a bonsai and its shiny dark green foliage very harmonious. It develops a caudex up to 20 to 30cm when cultivated in pot. Propagation by cuttings is difficult, seed production is very rare in cultivation. Therefore, despite a huge demand, it is rarely offered for sale.
Seeds (100) : 266 €
zone 12 = Winter minimum temperature above 10C (above 50F)
Deserts or Arid Areas
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Drought-Tolerant Small plant
Temperature during winter
Watering during automn-winter
Watering during hot season
Fertilizer during growth
1 gravel + 1 soil + 1 humus
Indoor during winter temperature min. from 11 to 16C
Rarely ( when the substrate is dry )
Regularly but without excess, and especialy during summer