Coast Ox Tongue
|Scientific Name||Gasteria acinacifolia|
|Principal Common Name||Coast Ox Tongue|
|Description||Gasteria acinacifolia is the largest of all Gasteria species, strictly coastal and ideal for coastal gardens. It is recognized by its large rosette of linear-lanceolate, spotted leaves, flat-topped flowering panicles and large, tubular flowers. www.pza.sanbi.org|
|Height Range||2 - 3 FT|
|Spread Range||1 - 2 FT|
|Leaf Texture||Fleshy : Smooth : Stiff : Thick|
|Flower Color||Cream : Green : Pink : Red|
|Flower Time||Apr : May : June : Spring : Summer|
|Ease of Growing||Average|
|Light Preferences||Part Sun : Morning Sun : Afternoon Sun : Partial Shade : Light Shade : Full sun on coast - shade inland desert|
|Soil Preferences||Loam : Sandy : Well-drained|
|Watering Preferences||Drought Tolerant : Seasonal - summer water : Sparse|
|Outstanding Features||Attracts Birds : Container Plant : Drought tolerant : Evergreen : Flower : Foliage : Form : Oddity : Seaside tolerant|
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