APTENIA cordifolia 'Red Apple' | Evergreen Nursery

APTENIA cordifolia 'Red Apple'

This plant is currently not longer being grown at this time. A couple good replacements would be Purple Productus or Purple or Pink Rosea.  

APTENIA cordifolia 'Red Apple'

Aptenia cordifolia (formerly Mesembryanthemum cordifolium) 'Red Apple' - Red Apple Iceplant

  • Evergreen and fast-growing succulent
  • Flowers open during the bright hours of the day; attract butterflies, bees and other insects.
  • Drought-resistant plant, tolerates high rainfall and irregular watering.
  • Use on slopes or steep embankments to hold the soil.
  • Ideal plant for coastal gardens, tolerates sea spray and grows in sandy soil. It can be used in rockeries or outcrops, terraced slopes and along roadside embankments.
  • Full sun or semi-shade; it can be planted underneath trees.
  • Fire-resistant for defensible space


Common Name: 

Red Apple Iceplant

Growth Rate: 



Full sun

Water Needs: 

Low (Water-wise)



Plant Type: 

Ground Cover

Landscape Use: 

Drought Tolerant
Erosion Control
Fire Resistant

Flower Color: 



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