Aeonium Arboreum Zwartkop £7.50
Aeonium arboreum Zwartkop (black head)
What you get
a well rooted 9cm pot
Aeonium Zwartkop is a sensational trunked succulent with a fleshy trunk that is topped with a rosette of deep purple leaves almost black. Height up to 2m in its native habitat but more like 1m in the UK but can be pruned if it becomes to leggy,
Atlantic coast of Morrocco
Care and planting
Must be kept frost free and dry in winter but in the growing season water it every 4-5 days let it dry out and water again. Use a good soil based compost and add a third grit to help with drainage dont over pot.
Great as a pot plant or planted in the garden as summer bedding then lifted for the winter unless you live in the mildest coastal areas of thr UK where you can risk leaving them in the ground.
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