Plant Care Elands Sourfig

Elands Sourfig

About Elands Sourfig

Elands Sourfig is a super rare houseplant 🌿 that needs very little water to thrive. They do best in abundant sunlight ☀ and should be less than 3 feet from a window.


Carpobrotus acinaciformis

Also known as

Elands sourfig, Elandssuurvy and Sally-my-handsome

How to care for Elands Sourfig


How often to water your Elands Sourfig

Water needs for Elands Sourfig
0.5 cups
every 12

Elands Sourfig 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.

Water 0.5 cups every

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A plant's growing potential is determined from its location, the time of year, and current local weather.

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Finding light for Elands Sourfig in your home

Light needs and placement for plant Elands Sourfig: 3ft from a window
3ft or less from
a window

Elands Sourfig 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 Elands Sourfig in your home 🏡.


How to fertilize Elands Sourfig

Nutrient, fertilizer, and repotting needs for Elands Sourfig: 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 Elands Sourfig after it doubles in size or once a year—whichever comes first.

Water Needs
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Growing Outdoors

Care Summary for Elands Sourfig

Elands Sourfig

Greg recommends:


0.5 cups every 12 days


< 3ft from a window


Repot after 2x growth

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

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