Planting the velvet needle can generally use peat, vermiculite and pearl rock, or mixed soil of peat and coarse sand.
The velvet needle likes warm dry, sufficient growth environment, daily green, and slow color after the increase in sunshine, and the temperature difference is increased. Can fully take photos.
The velvet needle needs to accept sufficient sunshine strain to be more beautiful. Too few sunshine is too small, the leaves are very easy to loose, and the leaves are elongate.
In addition, it is afraid that low temperature and frost, and semi-yin, natively in the southern part of Africa and South Africa. Summer is short-lived in summer. The growth of the velvet needle is 15-25 degrees, and winter is not less than 5 degrees in winter.
Water fertilizer management
Film is not much demand for moisture, too much moisture is prone to disease and dying. Watering in the growth period is generally dried, and the pelvic soil is kept dry in winter.
Sleep in summer, pay attention to reduce watering, can grow in winter.
Spring and autumn growth fertilization is usually every February.
The velvet needle is very prone to group, reproduction, with cutting, or leaf plug. The whole year can be carried out in spring, and the autumn is ranked quickly, and the survival rate is high.
The velvet needle can also be propagated in the manner, the plant, and the seed.
Sleeping period maintenance
In the summer, the whole needle is in a sleep period at this time, and it is not advisable to water. It should not be fertilized to prevent the velvet.
The velvet needle is slightly cold, pay attention to the anti-frozen cold cold in winter, the temperature is below 5 ° C to properly apply warm measures, plus a protective cover, etc.
The velvet needle will be frozen, and it is very distressed!