Sun: full sun to partial shade
Water: Typical water needs for a succulent
Temperature: Zone 9b from 25° F to 30° F (-3.9° C to -1.1° C) to Zone 11b from 45° F to 50° F (7.2° C to 10° C)
Winter Survival: Not cold hardy
Propagation: cuttings, seeds
Flower: in the Winter.
Flower Type: Yellow, white
Toxic: Unknown - Tell us
Dormant: Unknown - Tell us
Space Requirement: Indoors & Outdoors
Common Problems: pests
Basc Care for Cephalophyllum Pillansii
Watering for Cephalophyllum Pillansii is a simple task. It requires Typical water needs for a succulent.
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 "Cephalophyllum Pillansii"
Cephalophyllum Pillansii 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 Cephalophyllum Pillansii 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 9b from 25° F to 30° F (-3.9° C to -1.1° C).
When temperatures drop below freezing, it is important to take precautions to protect Cephalophyllum Pillansii 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.
Cephalophyllum Pillansii 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 Cephalophyllum Pillansii is by cutting
Cephalophyllum Pillansii 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.
Pests and Diseases
Cephalophyllum Pillansii can be affected common pests and diseases like most of the other succulents such as scale insects.
If you do spot any of pest signs, you can treat your succulent using below methods.
- Scale insects: quarantine, clean infected plants, soapy water.
Besides that, to prevent serious health issues from happening, keep your succulent in a well-ventilated area and check it regularly for any signs of pests or health problems.