How To Propagate And Care Baby Sun Rose(Aptenia Cordifolia)

Baby Sun Rose is a succulent plant and is very beautiful to look at. This is the best hanging plant. In some countries, this plant is given away or gifted as a symbol of friendship.

This is also treated as a good luck plant. The Baby Sun Rose flowers are very beautiful and the plant has immense medicinal value. This plant blooms throughout the year except for the winter season.

The Scientific name of this plant is Aptenia cordifolia. We have different colors in Baby Sun Rose like pink, red, yellow, white, etc. Commonly we find pink and red colors in the nurseries. This plant grows both under direct and indirect sunlight. However, under direct sunlight, it has heavy blooming.

Care for Baby Sun Rose:-

  1. Caring for Baby Sun Rose is very easy. Though Baby SunRose is an indoor Plant, but these plants require 5-6 hours of Sunlight daily. As this plant belongs to the succulent family. Less water should be given.In the rainy season, we have to ensure that the plant is kept under shade away from rainwater. The pruning of the plant will make it healthy and bushy. 

2. Baby Sun Rose plants require well-drained soil. During Rainy, Season Care should be taken and plants should be kept under shade. These plants have immense medicinal value.

baby sun rose care propagation

Baby SunRose Plant Propagation:-

The plant can be propagated through stem cutting and seeds. The dried-up flowers are tiny black seeds. However, propagation through stem cutting is easy. You can grow baby sunrose from Small stem cuttings or even leaves can be used in the propagation of Baby Sun Rose.

Soil and Compost for Baby Sunrose Plant:-

Potting mix must contain river sand and compost along with garden soil. In 15 days the stems which are planted develop roots as these are succulent plants.

Now here comes the question how can we keep Baby Sunrose pest free? We should use Neem oil with 2 drops of liquid soap and spray once a month. In the Summer months, the plant has heavy blooming and in winter there is no blooming.

Leaves and flowers are consumed in salads. The paste of the leaves is used in the treatment of skin burns. The leaves are used in the treatment of indigestion in children. The burnt leaves and stems are used in the treatment of leg pains. 

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