Rosette forming plant, the Mexican Firecracker has small dense white hairs present on the leaves. Requires bright light and good drained soil.
|Size||Up to 10cm|
|Light Strength||Bright light|
The Mexican Firecracker is an evergreen succulent with stemless rosettes of spoon-shaped green leaves covered with dense white hairs. The flowers of this plant are simply stunning; urn-shaped red and yellow flowers.
Like most desert plants, the Mexican Firecracker need bright lighting, and a free draining soil. Although drought tolerant they prefer to be watered as the soil dries out, but before they are completely dry. Unless the terrarium is set up with a deep, bio-active substrate then plants is a dry terrarium are best kept in their pot, which is then disguised with substrate and decor. This allows the plants to be watered as necessary without making the whole substrate too damp.
The Rankins Dragons is a smaller species to the Bearded Dragon, reaching a total length of 12 inch. These are ideal for beginners who do not have the space for a large vivarium that is required with the Bearded Dragon.
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