How to grow Anacampseros

Anacampseros growing subshrub succulent of the genus Anacampseros, Anacampseros perennial evergreen used as ornamental drought tolerant plant, can grow in mediterranean, subtropics climate or as houseplant and growing in hardiness zone 10-11.

Leaves color green, purple, pink, orange, red or can be more than on color, shape can be round, linear, wedge or lanceolate, on some species grow hair.

Anacampseros flower

Flower color purple with five petals with yellow stamens, flowers grow on the stems

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Requirements for Anacampseros growing and care:

Well-drained soil, more than 7C

What is the best way to start growing?
Plant / Seed / Vegetative reproduction

Is it necessary to graft or use vegetative reproduction?

Difficulties or problems when growing:

Recommended planting season?
Spring / Summer / Autumn

Pests and diseases:
Aphids, slugs

Pruning season:
All year

How to prune:
Dead leaves

Size of the plant?
5-20 cm, 2-8 inches

Growth speed in optimal condition:
Slow growing

Water requirement:
Small amount of water

Light conditions in optimal condition for growing:
Half Shade / Full Shade

Is it possible to grow as houseplant?

Growing is also possible in a planter /flowerpot / containers:

Blooming information

Bloom season:
Spring / Summer

General information about the flower
Purple with five petals with yellow stamens, flowers grow on the stems

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