Sun: Full sun to partial sun
Water: Typical water needs for a succulent
Temperature: Zone 11a from 40° F to 45° F (4.4 ° C to 7.2° C) to Zone 11b from 45° F to 50° F (7.2° C to 10° C)
Winter Survival: Not cold hardy
Propagation: seeds, division
Flower: mid-winter to spring
Flower Type: Yellow-Green
Toxic: 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 Albuca Spiralis
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.
Can you water your succulent more than what its need? The answer is yes and no. In extreme conditions, you can water your plants more often when you notice the soil is completely dry.
Only feed this succulent during its active growing seasons which means no information. 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 "Frizzle Sizzle"
Albuca Spiralis loves the sun! To ensure your succulent is getting enough light, place it in a bright spot that receives direct sunlight for at least 6 hours each day. If you live in a cooler climate, consider bringing your succulent outside during the summer months.
As per this succulent profile, it is only able to stay healthy when the environment temperature is above the range of zone 11a from 40° F to 45° F (4.4 ° C to 7.2° C).
When temperatures drop below freezing, it is important to take precautions to protect Albuca Spiralis from the cold. Insulating and providing adequate drainage for the plant are key elements in helping it survive winter weather. Wind and sun exposure should also be minimized to prevent frost damage.
Any succulents in the group will need a medium space to grow. You can place your pot at your table or window. Since this plant needs more space than mini succulents, you should consider do not plant them together with other succulents/plants.
Albuca Spiralis can be propagated from seeds. Signs of a good seed is one that is plump, dark in color and slightly sticky. To propagate X from seed, one must prepare a soil mixture of well-draining potting mix, sow the seeds evenly and lightly press them into the surface. Lastly, gently water the soil using a spray bottle and place the container in bright but indirect light.
All parts of Albuca Spiralis are considered to be poisonous, and should never be ingested. Even contact with the sap can cause serious skin irritations in humans and animals, so it’s important to wear gloves when handling them.
Pests and Diseases
Albuca Spiralis is not affected too much by common pests and diseases like most of the other succulents.
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