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Hottentot Fig (Ice Plant, Iceplant, Pigface)

 Feed in Moderation
  • Common Name: Hottentot Fig (Ice Plant, Iceplant, Pigface)
  • Latin Name: Carpobrotus edulis
  • Family Name: Aizoaceae

The leaves are fine in moderation but if they start to dry they become high in tannins, and it is said that they are unpalatable to grazing animals.  Several plants are known by the common name of Ice Plant (Iceplant), so ensure you know exactly which plant you are feeding. 

See also *Ice Plant (Sedum Specabile)*, *Ice Plant (Delosperma etc.)*, *Livingstone Daisy* and *Heartleaf Iceplant*.

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