Written by Maggie
Feb 09 2021
Cephalophyllum framesii is a succulent plant which is very suitable for indoor cultivation. Cephalophyllum framesii is used to open in the sun at noon when it blossoms, and closes automatically in the evening. It is very popular with meat friends, so many people will raise several pots. Here is how to grow and care for Cephalophyllum framesii.
The culturable soil of Cephalophyllum framesii requires a well-drained medium. When we grow and care for Cephalophyllum framesii, it can be a mixture of 1/3 marl, 1/3 pumice or volcanic rock, 1/3 perlite and some granular soil can be added to the marl.
The best length of sunshine for Cephalophyllum framesii is 5 ~ 6 hours, and the temperature is maintained at 15 ~ 30 degrees. When we grow and care for Cephalophyllum framesii in summer, attention should be paid to ventilation and appropriate shade. The usual maintenance should be placed in the balcony to the south or southeast, glass Flower house, and a lot of light can prevent plants from growing until. In winter it should be placed in better lighting indoor maintenance, above 7 degrees Celsius can be safe over winter.
Cephalophyllum framesii tubes in the growing season should be given sufficient water, watering once a week in summer to keep wet, after the weather gradually cools, wait for basin soil to dry after watering. When we grow and care for Cephalophyllum framesii in winter, reduce watering or stop watering, water is best to use rain or cold boiling water. Tap water is alkaline, which can affect growth.
When we grow and care for Cephalophyllum framesii in summer temperature is too high, pay attention to reduce the amount of watering;
In spring and autumn, there is a large amount of water supply and the demand for water is very large. Leaf folds are the information of water shortage.
Pay attention to keep the basin soil dry in winter.
Propagation can be split, cuttings. Cephalophyllum framesii does not need much fertilizer, like sandy soil, relative to stone flowers and meat cones, maintenance is much easier, spring and autumn growth is fast.