Plant Care Sand Rose
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Sand Rose

4.7 out of 5 (10 experiences)

Sand Rose has a Survivor plant personality Survivor
Sand Rose has a Easy to propagate plant personality Easy to propagate

Also known as

Mimicry Plant

Taxonomy

Anacampseros rufescens
Anacampseros
Anacampserotaceae
Caryophyllales

How to care for Sand Rose

Water

How often to water your Sand Rose

Water needs for Sand Rose
0.5 cups
every 12

Sand Rose needs 0.5 cups of water every 12 when it doesn’t get direct sunlight and is potted in a 5" pot.

Use our water calculator to personalize watering recommendations to your environment or download Greg for more advanced recommendations for all of your plants.

Calculate water needs of Sand Rose

Water 0.5 cups every
12

Does your plant get direct sunlight?

Select the pot size

5"
Light

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Finding light for Sand Rose in your home

Light needs and placement for plant Sand Rose: 3ft from a window
3ft or less from
a window

Sand Rose may have difficulty thriving, and will drop leaves 🍃, without ample sunlight.

Place it less than 3 feet from a south-facing window to maximize the potential for growth.

Select your region to see how the current weather in your area affects the placement of Sand Rose in your home 🏡.

Nutrients

How to fertilize Sand Rose

Nutrient, fertilizer, and repotting needs for Sand Rose: repot after 2X growth

Most potting soils come with ample nutrients which plants use to produce new growth.

By the time your plant has depleted the nutrients in its soil it’s likely grown enough to need a larger pot anyway.

To replenish this plant's nutrients, repot your Sand Rose after it doubles in size or once a year—whichever comes first.

Care Summary for Sand Rose

Sand Rose

Sand Rose


Greg recommends:

Water

0.5 cups every 12 days

Placement

< 3ft from a window

Nutrients

Repot after 2x growth

Based on the 4” pot your plant is in, and that it doesn’t get direct sunlight.

What other plant parents say

Sand Rose has a Survivor plant personality Survivor 9
Sand Rose has a Easy to propagate plant personality Easy to propagate 4
Sand Rose has a Fast grower plant personality Fast grower 4
Sand Rose has a Large, lush leaves plant personality Large, lush leaves 3
Sand Rose has a Blooms easily plant personality Blooms easily 1
Elyse avatar
@Elyse
leaf-1 16 Plants
xp 652 XP
globe Wilsonville, Oregon
06/26/2021

Needs lots of light! Mine didn’t get enough which is why it is so elongated

Survivor Survivor
Fast grower Fast grower
Carlie avatar
@Carlie
leaf-1 16 Plants
xp 489 XP
globe Louisville, Kentucky
06/03/2021

It’s just growing two little babies beside it and I didn’t have to do anything.

Survivor Survivor
Easy to propagate Easy to propagate

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