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Adenia fruticosa/Green Stem

Adenia fruticosa / Adenia fruticosa
A succulent for the southern part of Africa gown as a tropical vine
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A succulent for the southern part of Africa gown as a tropical vine

More often grown in container where its swollen trunk base is exhibited

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Scientific Name: Adenia fruticosa
Common Name: Green Stem
Plant Type: Evergreen
Leaf Type: Broadleaf
Hardiness Zone: 10, 11 Determine Your Zone
Bloom time: Spring
Flower color: Green
Light Exposure: Sun, Part Sun
Drainage: Well drained, Moist
Rate of Growth: Slow
Water Requirement: Medium
Maintenance Level: Low
Landscape Categories: Plants for Xeriscapes
Tropical, Exotic, and Indoor Plants
Comments: Drought-tolerant; suitable for growing in containers and in xeriscapes. Can produce a specimen with a greenish trunk up to 6 feet high and 1 1/2 feet in width.