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Aptenia cordifolia ‘Variegata’ (Variegated Baby Sun Rose) – Plant

Product Contains

Sr No. Product Name
1 Variegated Baby Sun Rose Plant
2 Round Plastic Pot (Black/White)

345.00 450.00

Estimated delivery date 2021/10/06
1,265.00 for 3 item(s)

Description

Aptenia cordifolia is a species of succulent plant in the ice plant family. The common names of the plant include baby sun rose. This sprawling plant forms a dense mat that grows in flat clumps along the ground from six to twelve inches tall. It has bright green, heart-shaped, succulent leaves and small, reddish-purple to pinkish-purple, button-like flowers with yellow centers. Its flowers bloom from early spring until summer.

Plant Specification

Common Name Variegated Baby Sun Rose, Mesembryanthemum cordifolium, Aptenia cordifolia
Maximum Reachable Height 6-12 inches
Flower Colour Pink
Bloom Time July – October
Difficulty Level Easy to grow.

Caring

Sunlight

  • Keep the plant in place with morning and evening bright light for better growth of the plant.

Soil

  • The soil should be well drained and fertile rich in organic content.

Watering

  • Poke your finger/plain small stick into the soil to check the moisture.
  • Water when top soil (1-2 inches) feels dry to touch.
  • Water thoroughly in the summer and reduce watering in winter and rainy season.

Application of Fertilizer

  • During the main growing season feed the plant with organic fertilizer once a month.
  • Loosen the topsoil without disturbing the roots of the plant so it can uptake the nutrients and moisture easily.

Re-potting

  • When a plant outgrows in current pot, re-pot with fresh potting soil and some fertilizer.
  • Do the re-potting late evening and keep the plant in shady area for 2 to 3 days and then move the plant in its suitable climatic condition.

Plant Protection

  • Remove dead, infected or damaged plant parts and dispose them away from the planting area.
  • Spray Neem, Eucalyptus or Citrus oil for any insect/pest attack, as a primary treatment.

Don’ts

  • Easily grows in AC rooms but away from AC vents.
  • Do not over-water the plant especially when pot does not have drainage holes.

Special Feature

Attractive foliage and flowers.

Uses

Ornamental Use:

  • It is an excellent plant for hanging baskets.

Disclaimer : The image is for reference purposes only. The actual product may vary in shape or appearance based on climate, age, height, etc.

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