Ice Plant

Mesembryanthemum crystallinum

  • Ice Plant
  • Ice Plant
  • Flower name
    Ice Plant
  • Scientific name
    Mesembryanthemum crystallinum
  • Alias
  • Place of originSouth Africa
  • Place of floweringField, Seashore
  • Flowering seasonJuly, August

What is Ice Plant

Ice plant (scientific name:Mesembryanthemum crystallinum) is a succulent plant of the salt tolerance and resistant dry of the family Aizoaceae genus mesembryanthemum native to South Africa. Leaf color is yellow-green tender leaves thick, salt cells are located on the back.The soft leaves and vegetables.Flowers bloom white flowers with many petals like too.In the raw food is making of Hitachi, salad, Tempura, eat.The flavor doesn't taste particularly strong sense of bubble wrap and lightly salted.Name that looks like ice grains blisters on the leaf stalks are so named.

Common name: ice plant
scientific name:Mesembryanthemum crystallinum
origin: South Africa living type: succulent leaves colored: green leaf quality: soft fleshy back in the salt cells leaf width: flowers cooking methods,
such as 50 cm, color: White Star: too: students in making salads, of Hitachi, Tempura flavor: not particularly strong taste, but
Unless otherwise stated there are bubble wrap and lightly salted: cultivation to salt


  • Eye
    Caryophyllales
  • Family
    Aizoaceae
  • Genus
    Mesembryanthemum
  • Species
    M. crystallinum
  • Type of flower
    Radial symmetrical flower
  • Array of flower
    Monopetal inflorescence
  • Petal shape
    Lip shaped
  • Leaf type
    Spatula-shaped
  • Edge of the leaf
    Wavy
  • Life typeSucculent salt tolerant and resistant dry
  • Flower colorsWhite
  • Colors of the leavesGreen
  • Fruit colorGreen
  • Height30.0 ~ 60.0 cm
  • Diameter of flower2.5 ~ 2.5 cm

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