Sun: full sun to partial shade
Water: Typical water needs for a succulent
Temperature: Zone 5a from -20° F to -15° F (-28.9 ° C to -26.1° C)
Winter Survival: Winter hardy
Flower: in the summer
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 Sempervivum ‘Sirius’
What you need to remember is that this type of succulents needs to be watered for 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 spring and fall. 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 "Sempervivum ‘Sirius’"
Sempervivum ‘Sirius’ 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 Sempervivum ‘Sirius’ needs.
As per this succulent profile, it is only able to stay healthy when the environment temperature is above the range of zone 5a from -20° F to -15° F (-28.9 ° C to -26.1° C).
Sempervivum ‘Sirius’ is an incredibly resilient winter hardy plant that can survive in freeze conditions. Its thick leaves and stems, deep-rooted roots, and ability to store water all contribute to its ability to stay alive even in the coldest of winters. The roots reach deeper into the soil than most other succulents, allowing them to absorb moisture when the air is dry and cold.
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.
Succulents can be propagated easily by taking offsets from the mother plant and replanting them in fresh soil. The offset will eventually grow into a new succulent that is identical to its parent.
Propagating with offsets is a great way to get more plants from the same mother plant. All you have to do is cut away an offset and pot it in soil, and soon enough you’ll have a brand-new Sempervivum ‘Sirius’!
Sempervivum ‘Sirius’ is not known to pose any significant health risks, as it is not considered to be toxic. However, it is best to keep the plant away from young children and pets, as they may ingest some of the parts of this plant that could contain toxins which can cause mild skin irritation.
Pests and Diseases
Sempervivum ‘Sirius’ is not affected too much by common pests and diseases like most of the other succulents.
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