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Aeonium 'Zwartkop'

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Plant Family: Crassulaceae

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Aeonium  'Zwartkop'
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Price:  £6.50

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Quantity or Pot size (see 'Pot Sizes' tab below):  9 cm pots


Hardiness/minimum temperature:  Tender (plus 5 to 10 deg. C.)
Position/ Situation:  Heated Conservatory, greenhouse or indoors
Sun/ Shade:  Sun
Planting Style:  Exotic
Suggested Use:  Growing in Pots
Season of Interest:  All year round
Leaf Colour:  Black
Height:  low (up to 3 feet)
Habit/Shape:  Upright
Evergreen:  Yes
Soil Type:  Cactus Compost
RHS Award of Garden Merit:  Yes


A shrubby succulent with branching stems and rosettes very dark purple, almost black leaves. An excellent plant for a sunny conservatory by patio doors or as a specimen for the summer patio. This plant can get top heavy so grow it in a heavy terracotta pot in a loam based compost with lots of grit mixed in for drainage. Colouration is best in full sun. Water very sparingly especially in winter


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Unless otherwise indicated our plants are supplied in the following pot sizes according to category. Dimensions refer to either the pot diameter (cm) or volume (litre);

  • Exotics/Conservatory & House Plants, Succulents: mostly as young plants in 9cm (approx. 0.5 litre)  or 1 litre pots
  • Hardy Perennials, Ferns and Grasses: 1 litre (approx. 12cm diameter)
  • Herbs: 9cm (approx. 0.5 litre)
  • Hardy Shrubs and Climbers: 1.5 or 2 litre 
  • Potted Bulbs: variable- please see "Quantity or Pot size" on plant information page 
  • Dormant Bulbs, Tubers and Bare-root perennials come either bagged or wrapped without a pot

The exact size of plants will vary with the growing season and may be cut back in accordance with normal pruning regimes or to fit in the box if they are excessively tall.