Plant Care Carpobrotus Acinaciformis

Carpobrotus Acinaciformis

Also known as

Elands sourfig, Elands sourfig, Elands sourfig, Elandssuurvy and Sally-my-handsome


Carpobrotus acinaciformis

How to care for Carpobrotus Acinaciformis


How often to water your Carpobrotus Acinaciformis

Water needs for Carpobrotus Acinaciformis
0.5 cups
every 12

Carpobrotus Acinaciformis needs 0.5 cups of water every 12 when it doesn’t get direct sunlight and is potted in a 5" pot located in Edmond, Oklahoma.

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

Does your plant get direct sunlight?

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

Plant care guide for Carpobrotus Acinaciformis in Edmond, Oklahoma

Edmond, Oklahoma

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Growing Carpobrotus Acinaciformis in Edmond right now

Light needs for plant Carpobrotus Acinaciformis in Edmond, Oklahoma

Plant growth potential is currently low 📉

November 29th, 2021

Sunlight intensity as measured by “net radiation” in Edmond is currently low 📉.

The availability of high quality sunlight in your home impacts ability for plants to thrive and is key in determinin…

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Light needs for plant Carpobrotus Acinaciformis in Edmond, Oklahoma

Sunlight intensity will decrease by 26.7% ☀️

November 25th, 2021

Edmond is trending towards lower sunlight intensity!

The amount of sunlight in Edmond is expected to decrease by 26.7% over the next 2 weeks to an average of 8.9 megajoules of energy per m2 per da…

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Light needs for plant Carpobrotus Acinaciformis in Edmond, Oklahoma

Daylight will decrease by 0.9 hours 📉

November 30th, 2021

This month, Edmond is getting an average of 9.5 hours of clear sky sunlight per day.

Hours of daylight will decrease by 9% over the next two weeks. Your plants will get 9.6 total hours of daylight…

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Finding light for Elands sourfig in your home

Light needs and placement for plant Carpobrotus Acinaciformis: 3ft from a window
3ft or less from
a window

Carpobrotus Acinaciformis may have difficulty thriving, and will drop leaves 🍃, without ample sunlight.

Place it less than 3 feet from a south-facing window to keep it happy during this time of reduced sunlight intensity in Edmond, Oklahoma ⛅.


How to fertilize Carpobrotus Acinaciformis

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

Water Needs
Sunlight Needs
Growing Outdoors

Care Summary for Carpobrotus Acinaciformis

Carpobrotus Acinaciformis

Greg recommends:


0.5 cups every 12 days


< 3ft from a window


Repot after 2x growth

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

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