Axel, the Senecio Stapeliiformis (Pickle Plant)

Senecio Stapeliiformis
Live Plants ship on Mondays & Tuesdays only.

$9.99

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SKU: SS.0545 Category:

**Our online shop will be restocked December 28th, but you can always call before then for local availability! 970-223-4769

Meet Axel! Seeking balance in his life, he grows towards the sky while sending out stabilizing roots. With his intriguing looks and magnetic personality, he easily draws people toward him. But don’t make a fuss over Axel! As a succulent, he has a love of dry conditions and too much water is his downfall. Bright light in all directions is what he loves best or else he’ll grow a little awkwardly towards the nearest source. Remember his love for balance! Rotating him several times a week can keep him on the straight and narrow.

We recommend planting this plug in our Cactus & Succulent soil.

**IMPORTANT NOTE:
This plant ships as a 1″ fully rooted starter plant, as shown in the second photo. It will come wrapped in moss and tucked in a growers pot for safety. The terra cotta pot with the mature plant, shown in the first photo, is not included.
If you order multiple plants, we put them together in one pot so they stay moist and insulated. If you think we haven’t sent the full order, please take out the plants from the pot first to count them.

**Winter Shipping** Our plants are considered tropical and cannot survive for extended periods in temperatures below 40° F. Even if it’s warm where you are, remember that these plants are shipping from Northern Colorado! We require that you order a heat pack to add to your shipping box, this will help protect your plants from cold and frost. We will activate it as soon as it ships and it heats for 72+hours. Please understand we will not be responsible at all for damage due to cold weather if a heat pack is not added to the order. So, show your plants some love and get them a warming buddy!
(One heat pack is sufficient for a whole order)

Purchase heat pack HERE

-2021 HOLIDAY SHIPPING DATES AND CLOSURES-
Last day to order with Priority Shipping: Sunday November 21st by noon MST
Last day to order with FedEx: Sunday November 28th by noon MST
Ordering will resume as normal on Tuesday, December 28th

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Notes:

  • Common name is Pickle Plant.
  • The more light received, the more variegated the striations.
  • Low water, let soil dry out between waterings.
  • Toxicity: Not a lot of info available. Please use common sense caution.
  • Skill Level: Beginner