Anacampseros Sunrise Care

This plant is very easy to care for, and it will add a splash of color to any room in your home. In this article, we will discuss Anacampseros Sunrise Care.

Anacampseros Sunrise Care
If you are looking for a beautiful and low-maintenance houseplant, look no further than the Anacampseros Telephiastrum Sunrise.

This plant is very easy to care for, and it will add a splash of color to any room in your home. In this article, we will discuss Anacampseros Sunrise Care.

What Is Anacampseros Telephiastrum Sunrise

Anacampseros Sunrise Succulents Large Cluster Anacampseros Telephiastrum Variegata Anacampseros Telephiastrum Sunrise is a beautiful succulent that is native to the desert regions of South Africa.

It is a small, mound-forming plant that typically grows to only 4-6 inches tall.

anacampseros telephiastrum sunrise flowers
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The leaves are fleshy and green or rosy pink. The flowers are pretty and rosy pink in color and appear in the summer.

Because the Anacampseros Telephiastrum Sunrise is a succulent plant, it stores water in its leaves and it is very tolerant of both heat and drought.

Anacampseros L. is a genus comprising about a hundred species of small perennial succulent plants native to Southern Africa, Ethiopia and Latin America. The botanical name Anacampseros is an ancient one for herbs supposed to restore lost love. Anacampseros – Wikipedia

Anacampseros Sunrise Succulent Plant Care Video

Anacampseros Sunrise Care

Anacampseros Telephiastrum is an easy plant to care for, and it makes an excellent addition to any succulent collection.

Anacampseros Sunrise Lighting Requirements

This plant does best in 4-6 hours of bright, indirect sunlight indoors. The more light it gets the more color the leaves will have.

With lower light levels the leaves will remain green. If your plant starts to stretch it means it needs more light.

A south or west-facing window would be a good place for it.

Anacampseros Telephiastrum Sunrise Watering

The Anacampseros Telephiastrum Sunrise prefers to be on the drier side. Remember this is a succulent from a dry climate.

So it is best to allow the soil to dry out completely between waterings.

This plant hates wet feet and overwatering is sure to result in root rot so only water when the soil is dry. 

Then water it thoroughly but be sure to remove any water left in its saucer so the pot does not sit in standing water.

Anacampseros Telephiastrum Sunrise Care: Soil

This plant needs fast-draining soil. You can use cactus or succulent soil for it.

Or you can make your own using a 50/50 mix of potting soil or coco coir with perlite.

Repotting Anacampseros Sunrise

It’s best to repot your Anacampseros Telephiastrum every two years, in the spring. Be sure to use fresh well-draining potting mix and a pot with drainage holes.

Water your plant thoroughly before repotting, and then carefully remove it from its current pot. loosen the roots and gently place it in the new pot.

Fill in around the plant with potting mix, and water well. Anacampseros Telephiastrum doesn’t like to be disturbed, so be careful not to damage the roots when repotting.

Fertilizing Anacampseros Telephiastrum Sunrise

This plant really doesn’t need much fertilizer or even any at all. But fertilizing lightly 2 or 3 times during the growing season will encourage it to bloom.

You can use a cactus or succulent fertilizer at half strength when you water it. Try to keep fertilizer off the leaves or they may burn.

Anacampseros Telephiastrum Sunrise: Propagation

This plant is easy to propagate. Use a sharp knife to separate an offset from the mother plant.

Hopefully, you got some roots along with it. But if not no worries. Simply place your offset in moist potting mix and it will root.

Anacampseros Telephiastrum is also easily propagated from stem cuttings. Take a cutting from a healthy plant, and remove the bottom leaves.

Dip the cut end in rooting hormone, and then plant it in a moist potting mix. Keep the cutting in a warm place with bright indirect light, and water regularly.

The cutting should root within a few weeks. Once it has rooted, you can transplant it to its own pot.

Anacampseros Telephiastrum can also be propagated from seed, but it is more difficult and takes longer for the plant to mature.

Anacampseros Sunrise Care Final Thoughts

If you are looking for a beautiful and low-maintenance houseplant, look no further than the Anacampseros Telephiastrum Sunrise.

This plant is very easy to care for, and it will add a splash of color to any room. Follow the easy tips below and your plant will thrive.

Anacampseros Telephiastrum Sunrise Care Tips

• Because it is a succulent and stores water in its leaves you need to avoid overwatering.

• Use a well-draining potting mix.

• Fertilize lightly during the growing season.

• Make sure it gets bright light so it can show off its colors.