Sun: full sun to partial shade
Water: Typical water needs for a succulent
Temperature: Zone 12a from 50° F to 55° F (10° C to 12.8° C) to Zone 13b from 65° F and above (18.3° C)
Winter Survival: Not cold hardy
Propagation: no information
Flower: in the Spring or Summer
Flower Type: white or cream
Toxic: Unknown - Tell us
Dormant: Unknown - Tell us
Space Requirement: Indoors & Outdoors
Common Problems: No major pests, Plants may rot if overwatered
Basc Care for Astroloba congesta
Regular watering period should be every 2 weeks
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.
Only feed this succulent during its active growing seasons which means Unknown - Tell us. 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 Unknown - Tell us as the plant is dormant.
Sun & Location Requirements for "Astroloba congesta"
Astroloba congesta requires full sun to partial shade. It's best to keep it in an area of your garden or home that gets plenty of bright, indirect sunlight throughout the day. When temperatures are too hot and direct sunlight is too intense, try moving Astroloba congesta to a shadier spot for part of the day.
As per this succulent profile, it is only able to stay healthy when the environment temperature is above the range of zone 12a from 50° F to 55° F (10° C to 12.8° C).
When temperatures drop below freezing, it is important to take precautions to protect Astroloba congesta 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.
Astroloba congesta 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.
Pests and Diseases
Astroloba congesta is not affected too much by common pests and diseases like most of the other succulents.