Anacampseros

Anacampseros

Life form Succulent
Family Portulacacea
Origin South Africa
Ease of cultivation Easy with little difficulty
The size In height up to 12 cm.
Growth rate Average
Lifespan Many years
Temperature In the summer: room, in winter it is desirable not higher than 44,6-59 ° F.
Humidity Low.
Lighting Bright sun.
The soil Suitable shop soil for succulents with a small addition of sand. For a mixture of own preparation, take:   3 parts of coarse sand or perlite, 2 parts of garden land, 2 parts of humus (leafy earth), 1 part of charcoal and bone meal, lime or a little egg-shell.
Watering The top layer of soil between waterings in the summer should dry up. Watered approximately every 10-15 days, in November and February 1 time a month, in December and January almost no water.
Fertilizer In April and July, 2 times a year, soluble fertilizer for cacti.
Reproduction Spring and summer stem or leaf cuttings, which must first be dried. Rooting in tofre, sand, water. Possible reproduction seeds which are sown in a peat sand or perlite, sprayed, is placed on the scattered light after emergence.
Bloom Plentifully blooms in yellow flowers.
Transfer In the spring, every 2 years.
Features of care A period of winter rest is needed. Care is required with watering, a layer of gravel can be placed on the bottom of the pot and on the surface of the soil to prevent root rot.
Difficulties It is affected by a spider mite, mealybugs. Root rot is possible due to excessive watering.
Air cleaning
Toxicity


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