This plant is mainly found in the Cape Province, mainly associated with the Langeberg range from near Robertson to near Mosselbaai; often associated with rock outcrops but rarely in exposed positions.
It’s a perennials with erect or decumbent branches (decumbent means prostrate), little branched, and fibrous roots. The leaves have a little spike on the top, are rounded, without spots, with horny margins towards the apex, greyish green-brown. Inflorescence has the form of a ear, and green flowers tinged grey. Her flowering period lasts from January to April.
They prefer well drained soil in a partially shaded position. Water it during the winter more or less once a month, and during the summer and the spring twice a month. The minimum temperature for its survival is 5° C.
This plant can be propagated by leaf cutting. Cut a leaf with a sharp knife and put it inn the soil, watering it a little bit. Wait until the leaf dries up, which generally means that the plant has formed roots.
The name ” Adromischus” comes from the ancient Greek adros (=thick) and mischos (=stem).