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48x18 LARGE Desert Plant Kit (8 Plants)

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This kit provides you with plants that are hardy enough to withstand the extreme features of an Arid/Desert environment. These are drought-tolerant, tough species that will enjoy low humidity and bright light. Suitable for providing a naturalistic feel to any desert animal enclosure, such as leopard geckos, or to simply enjoy in a planted vivarium. 

In this kit, you will receive 8 individual plants that are suitable for a 48 x18 vivarium. This will include (4) 2-3” potted succulents, (1) 4” potted succulent, (1 )Xerographica tilly (2) 3-4” snake plant or (2) 3-4" Ponytail Palm

 The Aloe vera, Haworthia, and Echeveria species chosen for this kit are Grower's Choice plants, meaning they will be chosen from a mix of varieties of the selected desert species that are currently in stock.

Desert Plant Kit Species Selections May Include (selections based on current inventory)

  

Tillandsia xerographica (Air Plants) 

  • Mexican species of air plant that grows above the soil as an epiphyte
  • Nearly metallic silver leaves spiral out from a central rosette

 Dracaena trifasciata (Snakeplant)  

  • Upright growth pattern with long, narrow, and thick sword-shaped leaves
  • Native to West Africa from Nigeria to the Congo

 Beaucarnea spp. (Ponytail Palm) 

  • Succulent palm native to Southern Mexico
  • Plants develop a thick trunk used to store water

Aloe vera (Grower's Choice) 

  • Green/ Grey-green thick fleshy leaves sometimes flecked with white spots
  • Easy care, recognizable succulent native to north-eastern Oman

Echeveria spp. (Grower's Choice) 

  • Forms compact rosettes of succulent fleshy, often brightly colored leaves
  • Native to semi-desert areas of Central America, this plant is slightly more forgiving to overwatering

Haworthia spp. (Grower's Choice) 

  • Forms rosettes with thick and often patterned leaves resembling miniature aloes
  • Most species of this plant are found only in the high altitude arid environments of South Africa

  

Suggested Vivarium/ Animal Terrarium Use: 

 

Aquatic 

  • Frogs & Toads
  • Lizards & turtles
  • Aquatic Set-ups

Temperate 

  • Frogs & Toads
  • Lizards & turtles
  • Snakes
  • Geckos
  • Temperate Vivariums

Tropical

  • Frogs & Toads
  • Lizards & turtles
  • Snakes
  • Geckos
  • Tropical Vivariums

Desert 

  • Toads ✔
  • Lizards and tortoises ✔
  • Geckos ✔
  • Desert Vivariums ✔

Care Notes: All species listed require well-draining, sandy substrates, and bright light. Excess water will cause root rot. Consider planting with Josh's Frogs Succulent Soil



Shipping Notes: 

As a good practice, Josh's Frogs recommends washing all plants thoroughly removing as much soil as possible with dechlorinated water before placing them in their final home. Live plants may vary in color, size, and appearance.


 ALL PLANTS ARE SHIPPED IN POTS WITH SOIL OR OTHER MEDIA UNLESS IT IS DEEMED NECESSARY TO SHIP BARE ROOT

Plants will ship in four 2-3” pots, one 3-4” pot, and one 4” pot

Shipping

This product ships to your doorstep. Most orders placed before 2pm ET on business days will ship out the same day.

Import/export restrictions on this product require that it can only be shipped to destinations within the United States.

Restrictions on this product that prohibit shipping to the following states: HI.

Live Arrival Guarantee

This product is covered under our Live Arrival Guarantee. If your insect/animal does not arrive in good health, we'll make it right, provided the following criteria are met:

  • If shipped Two Day, the temperature experienced during shipping must remain between -20 and 120 °F.
  • If shipped Ground, the temperature experienced during shipping must remain between 20 and 85 °F.

You'll be notified during the checkout process if your purchase qualifies for our guarantee.

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