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Code "SANTA21": 16% off & free pot w. new subs

Split Rock Pleiospilos nelii

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  • Pleiospilos nelii, also known as Split Rock, Cleft Stone, and Mimicry Plant, is a mesemb cultivar that resembles a piece of rock with green speckles as well as a straight cleft right down the middle. This stemless, perennial plant has one or two pairs of grey-green leaves, which will be replaced by a new pair every year.

    In the spring or fall, it blooms large daisy-like yellow/pinkish-orange flowers that have a wonderful smell of coconut.

    Pleiospilos nelii looks quite similar to Lithops but they are not the same. P. nelii is bigger than Lithops, can produce multiple flowers at once (which Lithops never do), and does not grow buried to its neck in the ground like Lithops do.

    All of the plants will be shipped bare root.
  • Porous and well-drained potting mix.

    Full sun to Partial sun.

    Water thoroughly only when soil is dry to the touch, then let drain completely. During its dormancy, spray water lightly to the soil to prevent shriveling.

    Split Rocks are quite cold-hardy and can tolerate mild cold winters outside. Most can survive temperatures down to freezing point.
  • USDA hardiness zones 9b to 11b: from 25 °F (−3.9 °C) to 50 °F (+10 °C).
  • Your plant will be meticulously bubble wrapped and shipped in a sturdy box. Most of the plants will be shipped bare-root to ensure their safety. If you want to receive the plastic pot & soil, please leave a note in your order. When opening your package, some soil may be loose in the box. Plant orders are shipped within 3-5 days depending on the availability of the plant. We ship our plants Monday through Friday, all twelve months of the year! If you need your order urgently, please message us so we can upgrade your shipping (additional cost applied). We do not ship outside of the continental United States.

    Our packaging materials are:
    - 100% recyclable and biodegradable cardboard boxes.
    - 100% biodegradable packing peanuts made from natural and non-toxic sources.
    - Bubblewrap to ensure the quality and safety of the plants.

    Though it is not yet possible to completely eliminate plastic from our packing process, we take responsibility for our plastic emissions by partnering with CleanHub. For every 1lb plastic we use, 1lb of plastic from nature will be collected and recycled before it can end up in our oceans.

    Here is our blog about the shipping process and packaging: https://succulentsbox.com/pages/shipping-return-policy

    *** The size options are represtentative of pots that the plants come in. Sometimes customer may receive multiple plants instead of a large one to make up size.

    *** All of our packages are sterilized before leaving the door.
  • We only ship out beautiful, healthy plants! Please track your package and open it immediately upon arrival. If you receive your package and are not satisfied, please message us immediately. Fragile plants such as bearpaw, baby toe, etc. may break or loose a few of their leaves during transport. Please contact us for replacements if your plants are severely damaged. We'll try our best to accommodate you. Plants may be slightly larger or smaller than the pot they are grown in, depending on availability or time of year.
  • Provide porous soil with adequate drainage, pots with drainage hole are recommended. Bright, filtered light and ample airflow. Water thoroughly when soil is dry to the touch. Never let your succulents sit in water. Do NOT water on the leaves. If you water from beneath by letting the plant sit in a saucer of water, make sure to pour off any excess water after a few minutes. The hotter it is outside, the faster your soil will dry out, so you’ll need to water more often if you live in a hot area. Water with caution in winter, as the plant can lose its roots if the soil stays cold and wet for extended periods; protect from frost to prevent scarring.
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DB
10/27/2021
Deborah B.
United States United States
HUGE Pleiospilos nelii!

These were truly so large and healthy that I came back for 2 more to give as gifts after purchasing mine. They arrived in great shape and are still looking great after being potted last week, and are beginning to slowly split. These were a terrific purchase.

MC
09/28/2021
Mimi C.
United States United States
Love my split rock!

I bought a split rock and a purple split rock. Both are beautiful and healthy! They came quickly in a great box with directions. I will definitely buy from them again

JN
07/13/2021
Joyce N.
United States United States
Split rock

Quality plants! Love my entire purchase!

BC
06/15/2021
Brittany C.
United States United States
Love it

Most of my order was healthy. The split rock was very healthy and now she is about to bloom!

P
04/09/2021
Patti
United States United States
Great Shape

Received packed well and in nice condition. I hope it will settle in and grow nicely.