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Living Stone Lithops

Living Stone Lithops

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Living Stone, or Lithops, belongs to the succulent genus in the ice plant family Aizoaceae, native to southern Africa. These intriguing plants form small clumps of stone-like, plump leaves in a range of beautiful colors, from purples to greens. Growth is slow, but with ample light and compact living conditions, Lithops will reward you with their unique and striking appearance.

Benefits of Living Stone Lithops

Unique Aesthetic Appeal: Living stones, or Lithops, offer a distinctive and attractive appearance. Their resemblance to stones or pebbles adds a unique and decorative element to any space, making them a popular choice for plant enthusiasts and interior decorators.

Low Maintenance: Lithops are low-maintenance plants, requiring minimal watering and care. They thrive in dry conditions and need watering only a few times a year, making them ideal for people with busy schedules or those who may forget to water plants regularly.

Space Efficient: Due to their small size, Lithops are perfect for small living spaces, apartments, or offices. They don't require much room to grow and can easily fit on windowsills, desks, or small shelves.

Drought Tolerant: Lithops are highly drought-tolerant, which makes them suitable for regions with water restrictions or for individuals looking to conserve water. Their ability to store water in their leaves allows them to survive long periods without irrigation.

Air Purification: Like other plants, Lithops can help purify the air by absorbing carbon dioxide and releasing oxygen. Although their contribution might be minimal due to their size, having multiple plants can enhance indoor air quality.

Longevity: With proper care, Lithops can live for many years, providing long-term enjoyment and decoration. Their longevity makes them a worthwhile investment for plant lovers.

Educational Value: Lithops offer an excellent opportunity for learning about succulent care, plant biology, and desert ecosystems. They can be a great educational tool for children and adults interested in botany and horticulture.

Stress Relief: Caring for plants, including Lithops, can be a therapeutic activity that reduces stress and promotes relaxation. Watching them grow and bloom can be a rewarding and calming experience.

Conversation Starter: Due to their unique appearance and fascinating growth habits, Lithops often serve as conversation starters. They can intrigue guests and provide an interesting topic for discussion about plants and nature.

Cost-Effective: Lithops are generally inexpensive to purchase and maintain. Their low water and soil requirements, combined with their durability, make them a cost-effective choice for plant enthusiasts looking to expand their collection without significant ongoing expenses.

 

Photographs are representative of the species and not always of the specific plant shipped. Normal variations in size, pruning and leaf structure may occur.

Sun: Direct & Indirect

Living Stones thrive in bright, indirect sunlight, but they can tolerate some direct sun exposure, especially in the morning or for a few hours in the afternoon.

Light: Medium - Low

Optimal conditions include bright, indirect light for most of the day, with some direct sunlight in the morning or a few hours in the afternoon.

Water: When fully dry

Water sparingly, allowing the soil to dry out completely between waterings. Overwatering can lead to rot.

Humidity: Low

Living Stone Lithops prefer low to moderate humidity levels. Avoid excessively damp conditions to prevent root rot.

Pet Friendly: Yes

While Living Stone Lithops are not toxic, Living Stones may pose a choking hazard for pets due to their small size and appearance.

Pro Tip

Use a well-draining soil mix specifically designed for succulents to ensure proper drainage and prevent waterlogging, mimicking their natural habitat.


Delivery Policy for Plant Condition

"I have only received part of my order. What to do?

No worries if you've only got part of your order! Our plants come from different nurseries and might arrive in separate shipments, typically 1-2 days apart. It's all part of ensuring your green friends reach you in top-notch condition!

If you do not receive the remaining packages within 48 hours contact support at info@mygreenscape.ca

What is the Life Time Support?

Absolutely! Lifetime support means you can count on us whenever you have questions or uncertainties about your plant. Whether you're puzzled by its behavior or just want to ensure it's thriving, we're here for you. Connect with us on Instagram @mygreenscapeto or shoot us an email at support@mygreenscape.ca.

When it comes to our guarantee for plants shipped with standard or express, rest assured that we offer a 30-day happy healthy plant guarantee on all such shipments. This ensures that your plants are covered for 30 days after delivery, giving you peace of mind regarding their condition. If you have any concerns within this period, feel free to reach out to us for assistance.



For further details, please visit our Local Delivery, Store Pickup, Standard Shipping Guide Page.

What to expect

Your plant will arrive in a standard nursery pot, typically 0.5" - 1" smaller than the stated size to seamlessly fit into your chosen decorative pot. Washable Paper Planter Bags are available for separate purchase.

Just like nature intended, each plant is unique, showcasing natural variations in size, shape, and characteristics. Our commitment is to deliver a plant that closely resembles the one featured on our website, matching your chosen size, and with the potential to thrive happily in your home.

Frequently Asked Questions

Certainly! If you're pondering about ordering plants online, you're not alone. We've compiled the most frequently asked questions. Check out our FAQ section here for quick answers! Happy planting!

Size Guide

Choosing the right pot size for your plants can be a daunting task, especially if you're new to gardening. But fear not! Our pot sizes chart can help you find the perfect match for your plants, ensuring they have enough space to grow and thrive. With our guide, you'll be able to confidently choose the right pot size and plant variety for your gardening needs.

Plant Pot Size Guide.

Plant & Pot Size Chart
Extra Small 7-10 cm 2.5 - 3 inches
Small 11-12 cm 3.5 - 4 inches
Medium 14-17 cm 5 - 6 inches
Large 19-21 cm 8 - 10 inches
Extra Large 24-27 cm 12 - 14 inches


All sizes are specified in product details.

Your Complete Guide to Pot Sizes: What Size Should You Choose?

When selecting a pot for your plant, it's important to find the right size. But with all the different options out there, how do you know which one is best? We're here to help!

MyGreenscape's pot sizes chart is a great resource for finding your perfect fit. Our easy-to-read chart takes out all the guesswork and helps you quickly choose the right size for your plant.

Smaller pots are best for seedlings or small plants just starting out. These tend to be shallow but wide, allowing enough room for the roots of the young plant but not too much where they get overcrowded. Medium-sized pots are ideal when your plant has grown from its infancy and is ready for more space. These are deeper and wider than small pots, so that it can accommodate larger root systems - making sure your plant gets enough nourishment while still giving it breathing room. Large pots are top choice if you have an established plant in need of lots of space - think trees and large shrubs! The spacious depth and width allow plenty of room for deep root systems without struggling for air or light.

No matter what size you choose, MyGreenscape has got you covered, with our pot sizes chart guaranteeing you find the perfect fit every time!

Light Guide

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Care Guide

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PRO TIPS

To prevent both under-watering and overwatering, use a well-draining potting mix and allow excess water to escape. Always check the soil moisture before adding more water to keep your plants thriving.