The Donkey's Tail is a recognisable, easy to grow succulent plant that is distinguishable by its fleshy grey-green, t eardrop shaped leaves growing tightly on a long hanging stem in a rope-like structure. It produces coral-pink flowers on the end of its stems.
Common Names: Donkey's Tail
Height: Grows to about 50 cm long stems.
Light: Full sun or partial shade.
Water: Water during the summer and spring, making sure it has good drainage. Reduce water in the winter as excess water can damage the plant.
Flowers: Produces coral-pink flowers in the spring-autumn months.
Propagation: From stem cuttings or leaf cuttings during spring-autumn.
Care: Keep a hanging basket, in good quality, well-draining soil. Very low-maintenance plant in suitable growing conditions.