Hottentot-Fig is a succulent plant from the Aizoaceae family. This plant originates from South Africa, where the locals eat its fruit. The plant also grows in the Mediterranean, Australia, and California. It can spread like a weed in the wild, but with proper care, it can become a beautiful decoration for your home.
Carpobrotus edulis is a perennial succulent. The plant has a creeping branched stem about 6.5 feet (2 m) in length. Its root system is very dense. The leaves are trihedral, fleshy, rough, and bright green with reddish edges. The flowers can be yellowish or pinkish. Carpobrotus also produces fleshy berries that ripen a few months after flowering. Each fruit is divided into 6-20 chambers containing 20-100 seeds.