Dorstenia gigas

Synonyms:

-Dorstenia gigas is commonly called Socotra Fig and Socotra Fig Tree.

Habitat:

-It is native to the Socotra Islands (northern Africa).

Description:

-Dorstenia gigas is a shrub-like or little tree plant, that can grow up to 2-5 mt high and 150 cm in diameter. It is a caudiciform plant, the branched stem has bladed leaves.

Cultivation:

-It needs warm temperatures and a moist envoirnment, especially during winter.

Propagation:

-It is propagated by root cuttings.

Curiosity:

-Dorstenia gigas is the largest species in its genus.

Official Web Site:
www.giromagi.com

Italian Blog:
www.giromagicactus.com

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