Succulent- Bowiea volubilis

$40.00

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Bowiea volubilis aka Climbing Sea Onion

Additional information

Weight 1 lbs
Sun Requirement

Bright Indirect, Full Shade, Full Sun, Low-light, medium, Partial Shade, Partial Sun, Full Sun To Partial Shade, Low to Bright Light, Medium to Low light

Flowering Season

When Not Dormant

Maintenance

Low

Pet Friendly

Yes

Bowiea volubilis– aka Climbing Sea Onion- Bowiea is a genus of bulbous, perennial, succulent plants which thrive in dry and desert regions of eastern and southern Africa. It is native to a region stretching from Kenya to Cape Province. The genus contains a single species, Bowiea volubilis. Bowiea volubilis has an unusual succulent adaptation – climbing inflorescences that harvest photosynthetic light in the absence of aerial leaves. This has made it a collectable curiosity amongst bulb enthusiasts worldwide. However, in southern Africa this species faces severe threat due to the medicinal market. Herbalists constantly rate this species as one of the top six medicinal species to have become scarce as a result of over-utilization. It has pale spherical bulbs send up many-branched stems of pale ochre which emerge in winter, with greenish-white flowers. Is toxic if ingested

This is a RARE plant. Plant available are rooted divisions, shown in 5″ pot and will ship bareroot and stems may trimmed for shipping (will try to save). Pictures of mother plant also shown. All my plants are healthy and pest free. I ship USPS  priority mail 2-5 business days. All purchases on or after Wednesday will ship the following Monday to avoid plants spending the weekend at the post office. Not responsible for frozen plants or delays from postal service, that’s out of my hands. If you require a heat pack, I have some for sale, check under my other listings. I’m not making any money on these, I have them there for YOUR convenience. They are priced at $6 that’s to cover my cost. If you purchase a heat pack send me a message and let me know is for your order. For orders cancelled or refunded  72 hours after being placed, there will be a $5  charge (deducted from total refund) to cover restocking and Stripe’s processing fee.

 

 

Shipping Countries: United States (US)


Ready to ship in 3-5 business days


 

Shipping Policy

All orders placed on or after Wednesday will ship the following Monday to avoid package spending the weekend at the post office


 

Refund Policy

Not responsible for damaged plants or delays by postal service. Not responsible for unproper care of plants. Will accept refunds if damage to the plant was due to unproper packaging. or if plant arrived dead during normal shipping window (no delays)

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  1. PL

    I have visited their nursery, they are extremely knowledgeable and have an amazing collection. Always high quality.

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  2. M

    My plantis so adorable. It is just as described. I am looking forward to seeing it grow

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  3. KF

    Great addition to my succulent and cactus collection. Completely satisfied with this purchase. Highly recommend this seller. Thank you.

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  4. RM

    Arrived in good condition. Fast shipping and well packaged.

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  5. WY

    Received after 3 days I ordered. They arrived in a box. All wrapped loosely by used newspapers. You can see the roots with some soil still attached. I planted them in pots the next day. I put them in my sun room. Hope they will grow healthy and see the flowers soon.

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  6. WY

    Received after 3 days I ordered. They arrived in a box. All wrapped loosely by used newspapers. You can see the roots with some soil still attached. I planted them in pots the next day. I put them in my sun room. Hope it will grow healthy.

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  7. WY

    Received after 3 days I ordered. They arrived in a box. All wrapped loosely by used newspapers. You can see the roots with some soil still attached. I planted them in pots the next day. I put them in my sun room. Hope they will grow healthy and see the flowers soon.

    (1) (0)
  8. BA

    Packed well. So very happy with my order.

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  9. JG

    Super quality plants healthy and well cared for sending

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  10. ET

    Arrived quickly and was very well packaged!

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