Sun: Full sun to light shade
Water: Typical water needs for a succulent
Temperature: Unknown - Tell us
Winter Survival: Unknown - Tell us
Propagation: cuttings, seeds
Flower: in the Fall
Flower Type: Yellow, Yellow-Orange
Toxic: Unknown - Tell us
Space Requirement: Indoors & Outdoors
Common Problems: pests
Basc Care for Conophytum corniferum
Watering for Conophytum corniferum is a simple task. It requires Typical water needs for a succulent.
What you need to remember is that this type of succulents needs to be watered for every 2 weeks
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 summer as the plant is dormant.
Sun & Location Requirements for "Conophytum corniferum"
Conophytum corniferum thrives in full sun to light shade. This means that it should be exposed to direct sunlight for most of the day for optimal growth and health. Make sure your succulent is placed in a spot where it will receive no more than 5 hours of shade each day.
As per this succulent profile, it is only able to stay healthy when the environment temperature is above the range of unknown - Tell us.
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.
Conophytum corniferum 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 Conophytum corniferum is by cutting
Growing Conophytum corniferum from seeds is an easy and economical way to produce more plants. Identify a healthy seed by its plumpness, dark color and slightly sticky texture. Once the potting mix has been pre-mixed with well-draining soil, sow the seeds evenly and press lightly into the surface. To ensure germination, keep the container in bright but indirect light and mist the soil gently with a spray bottle.
Pests and Diseases
Conophytum corniferum can be affected common pests and diseases like most of the other succulents such as mealybugs.
If you do spot any of pest signs, you can treat your succulent using below methods.
- Mealybugs: 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.