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Manfreda 'Macho Mocha'/Manfreda

Manfreda 'Macho Mocha' / Manfreda 'Macho Mocha'
Spineless leaves are reddish-lavender and new growth is greenish
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Spineless leaves are reddish-lavender and new growth is greenish

Hardy in zone 8 and perhaps in the southern most part of zone 7

Flower stalk just emerging in center of plant

Flower spike may be five or more feet above the foliage

In spring the many flowers appear although not much more than a stigma and filament with calyces at the base

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Scientific Name: Manfreda 'Macho Mocha'
Common Name: Manfreda
Plant Type: Evergreen
Leaf Type: Broadleaf
Hardiness Zone: 8, 9, 10 Determine Your Zone
Height: 2- 5 feet
Spread: 3 -5 feet
Flower color: White
Light Exposure: Sun, Part Sun
Drainage: Well drained, Moist, Dry
Rate of Growth: Moderate
Water Requirement: Low
Maintenance Level: Low
Landscape Categories: Plants for Xeriscapes
Tropical, Exotic, and Indoor Plants
Comments: This succulent has beautiful, spineless leaves that are laverderish and spotted with chololate brown. The leaves become more green as the weather becomes warm in the spring. It is reported to be hardy down to 0 degrees F. by some but only to 15 degrees F. by others. As with most cacti and succulents, flowering does no occur annually, but it does happen more often than with the century plant.