The Encyclopedia of House Plants

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Ceropegia

Family: Asclepiadaceae.

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Ceropegia Genus of about 200 species of evergreen ir semi-evergreen, erect, pendent. or climbing perennials from deserts to rainforests in tropical and subtropical areas of the Canary Islands, Africa, Madagascar, Arabia, India, Ceylon, China, Indonesia, Phillipines, New Guinea and Australia (Queensland). Many are succulent with fleshy, tuber-like caudices. Ceropegia woodii is an unusual trailing succulent. The wiry stems grow about 3 ft long. It is an easy plant to grow. Ceropegia
Growing conditions Watering and misting Propagation
Warmth. 65-80F during the day and a minimum 60F at night. Provide as much light as possible, but no direct sun. Keep compost moist at all times. Misting is necessary. Take stem cuttings in spring. Root in a sand and peat mix at 72-77 F (22-25 C), and keep moist. Sow seed at 66-75 F (19-24 C) in early spring.

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