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Aptenia

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Aptenia cordifolia, a type of ice plant also known as the baby sun rose, is a durable summer bloomer native to South Africa.

Things to Note

Plant Specifications

Plant Height 9 inch (23 cm)
Plant Spread 5 inch (13 cm)
*above specification are indicative only. actual dimensions may vary by -10%
Common Name Ice plant, baby sun rose.
Maximum Reachable Height Up to 60 centimeters.
Flower Colour Reddish-purple.
Bloom Time Spring and summer.
Difficulty Level Easy to grow.

Planting And Care

Sunlight

  • At least five to six hours of sunlight a day is ideal for flowering and plant grow well in direct bright light .

Soil

  • The soil should be well drained and rich in organic content for growing Hibiscus plant.

Watering

  • Water the plant when the top soil (1-2 inch) in pot feels dry to touch.
  • Do not overwater the plant.
  • Water thoroughly in the summer and reduce watering in winter and rainy season.

Application of Fertilizer

  • During the main growing season (August-December) 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.

Plant Protection

  • Remove dead, infected or damaged plant parts and discard them away from the plants.
  • For any insect attack or disease, you can use Neem oil, Eucalyptus oil or Citrus oil spray for primary treatment.

Donts

  • Do not overwater the plant.
  • Avoid applying water on flowers and leaves it may cause fungus infection.

Aptenia Care

 

Sunlight Full Sunlight.
Watering Moderately.
Soil Well draining and nutrient rich soil.
Temperature 22 to 35 degrees Celcius.
Fertilizer Use a regular liquid or granular fertilizer two to three times during the growing season.

Aptenia Special Feature

Aptenia flowers are solitary or grow in small, whorled clusters, usually in the leaf axils along the stem.

Aptenia Uses

Ornamental Use:

  • Aptenia cordifolia is often planted in pots or as a ground cover

It contains

Sr Item name
1 Aptenia, Heartleaf Ice – Succulent Plant
2 5 inch (13 cm) Grower Round Plastic Pot (Black)

22 in stock

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Description

 

(MRP Inclusive of all taxes)

  • Shipping Rs. 149 for entire order.
  • Plants will be shipping with pots.
  • Dispatch will be done within 3 to 5 days.
  • Delivery will be done within 2 to 4 days.
  • Country of origin: India.
  • Images may varies with the plant due to climate ,shipping, etc.

How to Care :

  • Make sure your plants are getting enough water and sunlight.
  • Recommended Soil Media: 40% Garden Soil 25% cocopeat 25% Organic manure/Vermicompost 5% charcoal chips 5% perlite.
  • Fertilize your plants once a month.
  • Avoid over-watering your plants.
  • Cut off any dead or diseased Leaves.
  • Make Sure Pots Have Drainage Holes.
  • Don’t Repot Immediately after received wait for at least 2-3 Days.

Additional information

2 Shoots
3 Shoots
Delivery
Single Nood
Single Shoot

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