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  • Meet The Authors

    The 2024 Vetplantfees is proud to have 2 book authors in attendance whose work has added knowledge to the hobby of appreciating succulent plants and their neighbors in the veld. Please go to the shed at the Station to visit these two wonderful creators of educational material on our favorite subject. Dr. Ernst van Jaarsveld: […]

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  • Book Launch: Lithops in Habitat and Cultivation. Available at Vetplantfees

    SA new book are being released at the 2021 Vetplantfees. Title: Lithops in Habitat and Cultivation. Authored by Roy A Earle and Janice E Round. Illustrations by Janet Snyman. Both Roy Earle and Janet Snyman will be at the Vetplant Fees where Roy will be giving an expert talk on Lithops and their cultivation, and […]

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Plant of the Month

  • Plant of the Month – May 2018

            Aloe suprafoliata Aloe suprafoliata (Pole-Evans 1916) (Book Aloe, Mustache Aloe, Boekaalwyn) Aloe suprafoliata is a stemless or short-stemmed Aloe, unique in that its growth habit changes as it ages. For a long period of time during this plants juvenile phase the leaves of the plant are distichous or stacked in two […]

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