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Lemon-Lime Vine

Pereskia aculeata 'Godseffiana'

Lemon-Lime Vine Plant Features

Lemon-lime vine just might change the way you look at succulents! This houseplant shows off fleshy green leaves boldly variegated in pink, cream, and green. You can grow it as a climbing vine, or give it a little support and take on a more bushy look. When it's happy, lemon-lime vine will treat you to interesting rose-like creamy-white flowers, too! 

You can let lemon-lime vine trail from a hanging basket, climb up a trellis, or grow more bushy, depending on the look you want. Its variegated foliage is a perfect way to add interest to indoor decor for your home or office!

Lemon-Lime Vine Growing Instructions

Grow lemon-lime vine in a bright spot for the most dramatic foliage color. It can tolerate medium-light spots, but the variegation usually isn't as intense. It can take some direct sun on its leaves, making it perfect for a sunny window. But, lemon-lime vine doesn't need natural light, so you can also grow it in offices filled with fluorescent lighting. 

Lemon-lime vine stores water in its thick leaves, so it can go extended periods without water; typically, you only need to water this plant once every 10 to 14 days or so. If you're not sure whether to water it, it's best to wait -- don't overwater this cactus as it will rot. 

If you want to prune your lemon-lime vine, you can do so at any time without harming the plant.

Lemon-lime vine is a slow-growing houseplant that doesn't need a lot of fertilizer. However, it's best to fertilize once or twice a year in spring and summer. 

Lemon-lime vine is not intended for human or animal consumption. 


  • Light

    Indoors: High light

  • Colors

    Green, Pink, White

  • Water

    Low water needs

  • Special Features

    Purifies the air