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AEONIUM arboreum 'Schwarzkop'
A perennial succulent with extremely dark purple rosettes of leaves and yellow flowers in Spring. Likes full sun and good drainage
Good to know - syn. A. Zwartkop.
Pests & Diseases - greenfly in flowering period, mealybugs in winter.
Place of Origin - Canary Islands. Garden origin
Heated greenhouse - warm temperate - Can be grown outside in summer. Plant can withstand temperatures down to 5°C (41°F)
Height and Spread - 1m (3ft)
Evergreen - spoon-shaped leaves to 15cm (6in) long.
Succulent - erect subshrub with few branches. Produces flowers in large panicles to 30cm (12in) long .
fertile well drained soil - moderately fertile. In winter water very sparingly.