Elkhorn, Rhombophyllum dolabriforme



Elkhorn Plant, Rhombophyllum dolabriform perennial evergreen used as ornamental drought tolerant plant, can grow in subtropical or Mediterranean climate or as a house plant.

Sr Item name
1 Elkhorn, Rhombophyllum dolabriforme – Succulent Plant
2 3 inch (8 cm) Grower Round Plastic Pot (Black)

Rhombophyllum dolabriform is a low, succulent semi-shrub richly branching at its tips. Tufted when young the plants slowly grow out into densely branched, up to 12 inches in height at maturity. The leaves grow upright, mid-green to dark green, with translucent dots. The flowers are daisy-like, mostly solitary, golden yellow.

The flowers open in the afternoon. It blooms for many months, beginning in mid-spring.

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Common Name Elkhorn Plant, Hatchet Plant
Maximum Reachable Height Up to 12 inch
Flower Colour Yellow
Bloom Time Spring
Difficulty Level Easy to grow

Planting And Care

Keep in a bright sunny location.

Try not to water the leaves, give water to soil only.

Avoid overwatering as the roots may get rot.

Water the plant in the morning, between 8 to 10 am.

Avoid keeping in suffocated areas or in dark rooms.

While repotting or propagating try not to disturb the roots.

Required care in the winter season. If growing in a pot, then kept indoors and growing outside do mulching.
Elkhorn Care
Re-pot when the plant performs clump and goes beyond the pot size. It should be done before or after the rainy season and in the spring season.

Re-pot with the following proportions:3 parts of potting soil,1 part of grit (pumice),1 part of the horticultural-grade sand,1/2 part of the compost, etc.

Sunlight Part Shade
Watering Low
Soil Well-drained soil
Temperature 20 to 25 degrees C
Fertilizer Apply any organic fertilizer.

Elkhorn Special Feature
Flower color yellow with multi-needle petals full of flowers.
Elkhorn Uses
Ornamental Use:

  • Its color and appearance is appreciated by the various gardens


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