Sun: full sun to partial shade
Water: Typical water needs for a succulent
Temperature: Zone 8a from 10° F to 15° F (-12.2 ° C to -9.4° C) to Zone 11b from 45° F to 50° F (7.2° C to 10° C)
Winter Survival: Cold hardy
Flower: in the summer
Flower Type: white or cream
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 Astroloba foliolosa
Watering for Astroloba foliolosa is a simple task. It requires Typical water needs for a succulent.
Regular watering period should be every 2 weeks
Only feed this succulent during its active growing seasons which means winter. 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 winter as the plant is dormant.
Sun & Location Requirements for "Astroloba foliolosa"
Astroloba foliolosa needs full sun to partial shade in order to thrive. While this variety needs plenty of bright light, it is important not to place it in direct sunlight for extended periods of time as this can cause damage or scorching to the leaves and stems. A shadier spot with indirect light could be just what Astroloba foliolosa needs.
As per this succulent profile, it is only able to stay healthy when the environment temperature is above the range of zone 8a from 10° F to 15° F (-12.2 ° C to -9.4° C).
Astroloba foliolosa is one of the most cold hardy succulents available, capable of surviving temperatures down to 0°F. Its thick leaves and stems help retain moisture in its cells and protect it from frigid winter weather. The succulent's attractive foliage adds a touch of cheerfulness to any cold-weather garden. Astroloba foliolosa is an ideal choice for areas with freezing temperatures during the winter months.
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 foliolosa 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.
One way to propagate Astroloba foliolosa is by cutting
Astroloba foliolosa is generally non-toxic to humans and animals. However, it is important to be aware that certain parts of the plant may contain toxins which can cause mild skin irritation. It is advised that you keep the plants away from small children or pets, as they may unknowingly ingest them and suffer ill effects.
Pests and Diseases
Astroloba foliolosa is not affected too much by common pests and diseases like most of the other succulents.