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Aeonium 'Zwartkop' (Aeonium 'Zwartkop')

Beginner
skill rating
1 hour care
per year
0.6m
Max height
0.6m
Max spread
2-5 years
To maturity

Plant details

Botanical name

Aeonium 'Zwartkop'

Other names

Aeonium 'Zwartkop'

Genus

Aeonium Aeonium

Variety or Cultivar

'Zwartkop' _ 'Zwartkop' is a tender perennial. It has rosettes of succulent leaves on stout stems, both purple-black in colour. In late summer, it may produce light-yellow flowers on its rosettes.


Aeonium 'Zwartkop' is: Evergreen

Habit

Irregular

Flower

Yellow in Summer

Foliage

Black, Purple in All seasons

How to care

Watch out for

Specific pests

Aphids , Mealybugs Aphids , Mealybugs

Diseases

Generally disease free

General care

Propagation methods

Stem tip cuttings


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Where to grow

Aeonium 'Zwartkop' (Aeonium 'Zwartkop') will reach a height of 0.6m and a spread of 0.6m after 2-5 years.

Suggested uses

Coastal, Conservatory, Containers, Gravel, Greenhouse, Hanging baskets, Indoor, Sub-Tropical

Cultivation

Plant in free-draining soil in a sheltered sunny position in mild areas, protecting from winter cold and wet. If container grown, overwinter indoors. Also suitable for growing indoors, with moderate watering in the growing period, none whilst dormant.

Soil type

Loamy, Sandy

Soil drainage

Well-drained

Soil pH

Acid, Alkaline, Neutral

Light

Full Sun

Aspect

South, West

Exposure

Sheltered

Hardiness

Indoor heated (H1), Indoor unheated (H2), Tender in frost (H3)

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Botanical name

Aeonium 'Zwartkop'

Other names

Aeonium 'Zwartkop'

Genus

Aeonium Aeonium

Variety or Cultivar

'Zwartkop' _ 'Zwartkop' is a tender perennial. It has rosettes of succulent leaves on stout stems, both purple-black in colour. In late summer, it may produce light-yellow flowers on its rosettes.

Foliage

Evergreen

Habit

Irregular


Colour

Flower

Yellow in Summer

Foliage

Black, Purple in All seasons


How to care

Watch out for

Specific pests

Aphids , Mealybugs

Diseases

Generally disease free

General care

Propagation methods

Stem tip cuttings


Monthly care advice


Where to grow

Aeonium 'Zwartkop' (Aeonium 'Zwartkop') will reach a height of 0.6m and a spread of 0.6m after 2-5 years.

Suggested uses

Coastal, Conservatory, Containers, Gravel, Greenhouse, Hanging baskets, Indoor, Sub-Tropical

Cultivation

Plant in free-draining soil in a sheltered sunny position in mild areas, protecting from winter cold and wet. If container grown, overwinter indoors. Also suitable for growing indoors, with moderate watering in the growing period, none whilst dormant.

Soil type

Loamy, Sandy

Soil drainage

Well-drained

Soil pH

Acid, Alkaline, Neutral

Light

Full Sun

Aspect

South, West

Exposure

Sheltered

Hardiness

Indoor heated (H1), Indoor unheated (H2), Tender in frost (H3)

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