Porcupine Huernia – Huernia hystrix


Small plant ± 10 cm

4 in stock


Huernia hystrix is a variable stem succulent growing up to 7.5 cm tall. Stems varies from pale to dark green with a dull purple tinting, 5-angled, up to 1.2 cm thick, with spaced, swollen tubercles along the stem ridges that are tipped with sharp conical teeth pointing outwards.

Flowers are bell-shaped, pale yellow to cream, marked with crimson to maroon spots and grow on long, hairless stalks.