Sun: full sun to partial shade
Water: Typical water needs for a succulent
Temperature: Zone 10a from 30° F to 35° F (-1.1 ° C to 1.7° C)
Winter Survival: Not cold hardy
Propagation: stem cuttings
Flower: In the Spring
Toxic: Generally non-toxic to humans and animals
Space Requirement: Indoors & Outdoors
Common Problems: No major pests, Plants may rot if overwatered
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Basc Care for Aeonium ‘Sunburst’
You can water your succulent more than often in extreme conditions but make sure that the soil is completely dry before watering your succulent again.
One simple tip for you is that you can use some online apps to check the soil status before you go water your succulents. I would recommend the ThePlantsCheck app, it has some nice features there.
Only feed this succulent during its active growing seasons which means spring and fall. Use the right fertilizer applied in the right amounts. Applying half-strength balanced fertilizer every month or so is recommended for optimal results.
Do not fertilize during summer as the plant is dormant.
Sun & Location Requirements for "Copper Pinwheel"
Aeonium ‘Sunburst’ does best when placed in an area that receives full sun to partial shade throughout the day. This variety of succulents can tolerate direct sunlight for short periods, but if the temperatures get too high or the light is too intense it may be beneficial to find a shadier spot.
As per this succulent profile, it is only able to stay healthy when the environment temperature is above the range of zone 10a from 30° F to 35° F (-1.1 ° C to 1.7° C).
In order to protect Aeonium ‘Sunburst’ from freezing temperatures, it is important to provide adequate insulation and drainage. A layer of mulch or gravel will help protect the roots by keeping them warm during cold weather. In addition, protection from wind and sun exposure can help reduce the chances of frost damage.
Aeonium ‘Sunburst’ also benefits from some indirect light throughout the day as well, so make sure you give it enough space to soak up light without becoming too exposed to heat.
Successfully propagating succulents is a great way to increase your collection of these unique houseplants. To propagate Aeonium ‘Sunburst’ by stem cuttings, you’ll need a few supplies including a sharp, clean knife and soil.
Aeonium ‘Sunburst’ is generally non-toxic to humans and animals. However, the plant may contain certain toxins which can cause mild skin irritation if it is ingested or comes in contact with skin. Therefore, it is important to keep the plant away from children and pets for safety reasons.
Pests and Diseases
Aeonium ‘Sunburst’ is not affected too much by common pests and diseases like most of the other succulents.
It may get attacked by aphids and mealybugs. To prevent this from happening, keep your succulent in a well-ventilated area and check it regularly for any signs of pests or health problems. If you do spot any, treat the plant using below methods.
- Aphids: quarantine, clean infected plants, soapy water.
- Mealybugs: quarantine, clean infected plants, soapy water.