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  • Flowering Right Now – March 2018

    Check out these beauties we found flowering in the Klein Karoo in the last couple of days. Remember to keep your eyes open and your cameras handy and send us pictures of the succulents you find in bloom in your area.

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  • Surviving in times of drought. How plants do it?

      Text: Luise Granig This article appeared in the February 2018 Newsletter of the Johannesburg Succulent Society and are reprinted with their permission. I can imagine that most of us have asked that question when we’ve visited a region that is as dry as anything. Somehow, miraculously, the plants survive. Ok, they don’t grow fast. […]

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  • Plant of the Month – Apr 2018

    Plant of the Month:Faucaria tigrina Faucaria tigrina (Haworth 1789) (Tiger Jaws, Shark Jaws, Tierbekvygie) The first documented discovery of Faucaria tigrina was during an expedition in 1789 by Francis Masson, who was sent to the Cape by the King of England to collect plants for Kew Royal Botanical Gardens. The specimens of F. tigrina were […]

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