Sun: full sun
Water: Typical water needs for a succulent
Temperature: Unknown - Tell us
Winter Survival: Unknown - Tell us
Propagation: cuttings, seeds
Flower: in late winter or early spring
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
Basc Care for Portulacaria Armiana
What you need to remember is that this type of succulents needs to be watered for every 2 weeks
One simple tip for you is that you can use some online apps to check the soil status before you go water your succulents. I would recommend the ThePlantsCheck app, it has some nice features there.
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 winter as the plant is dormant.
Sun & Location Requirements for "whipstick-porkbush"
Portulacaria Armiana requires full sun in order to thrive. When choosing a spot for your succulent, make sure it gets at least 6 hours of direct sunlight per day. If the leaves start to look pale or weak, this could be an indication that the succulent isn't getting enough light.
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.
One way to propagate Portulacaria Armiana is by cutting
Growing Portulacaria Armiana 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.
Portulacaria Armiana is generally non-toxic to humans and animals. However, the plant may contain certain toxins which can cause mild skin irritation if it is ingested or comes in contact with skin. Therefore, it is important to keep the plant away from children and pets for safety reasons.
Pests and Diseases
Portulacaria Armiana is not affected too much by common pests and diseases like most of the other succulents.