Sempervivum, Houseleek – Succulent Plant
Water Once a Week
Height: 0"Pot Size: 0"0
Bright Direct Sunlight
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SKU: CMP140 Categories: Rare Plants, Plants for Table Top / Office Desk, Succulents Tags: final, newformat
They are native plants of the rocky regions of Europe and the Greek Islands.
Sempervivum Plant belongs to the Crassulaceae family and was believed to be a lucky plant for its owner in ancient times.
Your Sempervivum Plant can grow up to 6-12 inches tall when grown indoors.
Your Sempervivum Plant requires bright direct sunlight for about 4-6 hours daily to maintain their elegant foliages.
They can tolerate frost weather as well but keep them indoors during the winter season to boost their growing speed and health.
Water your Sempervivum Plant once a week during the summers. Make sure to never water your plant if the soil is damp or the topsoil is not dry to touch. Make sure to never overwater your plant or leave it standing in water or its roots may rot.
Sempervivum Plant does not prefer a high-humidity environment as it adds to the moisture to the soil which is particularly harmful to your plant. It can also lead to fungal problems for the plants.
Your Sempervivum Plant grows well in soil (preferably sandy soil) with a well-draining succulent mix to improve the drainage of the plant.
You can consider using soil with a neutral to slightly acidic nature for your plant.
Your Sempervivum Plant does not require any fertilizer to thrive but it will boost its growth. You can consider adding a balanced fertilizer of 20-20-20 NPK ratio fertilizer by diluting them in water to 1/4th of the strength.
However, during the winters, you must withhold any fertilizer use as it is the natural resting period for your plants.
Your Sempervivum Plant does not contain any toxic compounds and hence, they are considered to be non-toxic for pets and humans as well.
Your Sempervivum Plant requires to be repotted once every year when it outgrows its current pot to further promote the growth of your plant. You must do so during the warm seasons.
Rotate your pot in which you have planted your Sempervivum Plant to make sure that all parts of the plant are getting equal sunlight for the best growth.
Sempervivum Plant growing taller: This is caused due to less sunlight exposure- Place your plant in a spot that receives bright sunlight for no more than 6 hours/day.
Sempervivum Plant leaf turning yellow: It is an indication of prolonged overwatering- Cut down your watering schedule and water them only when the top 3 inches of the soil is dry to touch.
A beautiful indoor plant, Sempervivum Plant is a hardy succulent plant that can tolerate any environment. Also known as the Hens and Chicks Plant, it is an evergreen plant that spreads rapidly by making their offshoots. The clusters of these plants look like the hen and its baby chicks and hence comes its name. Hence this plant is known as Raindrop Plant. They are fast-growing plants and hence, they are the best office plant to have.