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Mesembryanthemum cordifolium
Also known as : Red aptenia
Baby sun rose (Mesembryanthemum cordifolium) is a succulent species native to South Africa. Baby sun rose is primarily planted for ornamental purposes in gardens and urban spaces. This species is considered fast-growing and is often planted as ground cover in flower boxes and public areas. It can be easily propagated from cuttings and outcompetes weeds when grown in the same area.
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Water Baby sun rose roughly every two weeks, letting soil or substrate dry out completely between waterings. Too much watering discourages blooming and results in fewer flowers.
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Fertilize potted baby sun roses once every two weeks in summer with a mineral fertilizer designed for succulents. For landscape plants, add compost every fall to supply nutrients.
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Trim the diseased, withered leaves once a month.
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10 to 11
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Spring, Early summer, Fall, Early winter
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What should I do if I water my Baby sun rose too much or too little?
Underwatered Baby sun rose
Baby sun rose and other succulents can endure long periods without water, so it’s unusual to find one of these suffering from underwatering. But, if you somehow forgot about your plant and neglected to water it for a month or more, you’ll probably find your Baby sun rose looking thirsty or with some damage from lack of watering.
It is very easy to identify an underwatered Baby sun rose. Plant look lacklustre and wrinkled. Some may have dried up completely, turned brown and crispy, or dropped off the plant. And of course, the soil will be completely dried out.
If your Baby sun rose is thirsty and underwatered, give it plenty of water as soon as possible. Submerging the pot entirely in water for about 5-10 minutes is a good way to make sure the soil and plant are rehydrated properly. When you feel a sense of moisture on the surface of the soil with your finger, it means the watering is done properly.
Overwatered Baby sun rose
Overwatering is dangerous to Baby sun rose and can be fatal to your plant if you don’t remedy the situation. Too much moisture over time leads to root rot, which prevents the roots from being able to absorb nutrients and water from the soil. Root rot occurs when wet conditions allow fungi and bacteria to flourish in the soil and feed on roots. When you find that it's overwatered, you'd better change the growing conditions, place it somewhere with more air ventilation and adjust water frequency, for example.
The symptoms of overwatering are yellow, swollen, and translucent organs that may even burst open from being over-full with water. If the problem continues without being treated, plant might turn brown or black, and fall off the plant at the slightest touch. Be sure to check the soil to determine if overwatering is the culprit, as some other issues can cause similar symptoms.
It’s a bit difficult (but not impossible) to save an overwatered plant. The key is catching it early before a lot of damage has occurred. If the roots become rotten, it is likely to kill the entire plant. If you suspect you have overwatered your Baby sun rose, the first step is to remove it from its pot and check the roots and soil.
After removing the plant from its pot, gently remove wet soil from around the roots and then rinse them clean in room-temperature water. This helps with removing fungus that might be lurking in the soil and allows you to get a better sense of how healthy the roots are. If your plant has already developed root rot, you will see roots that are dark brown or black, soft, mushy, or slimy.
If the majority of the roots are already affected by root rot, it may not be possible to save the plant. In this case, it is best to remove any healthy stem and try to use these to propagate a new Baby sun rose. If, on the other hand, only a portion of the roots have succumbed to rot and other healthy roots still remain, there is a chance it can be saved.
Use a sterilized cutting tool to remove any unhealthy-looking roots. Once you're left with only the firm, pale roots, it’s a good idea to dip them in a fungicide to kill off any remaining spores. After that you can repot your Baby sun rose in fresh, free-draining potting soil. While this does not always work to save a succulent with root rot, in most cases this plant will be able to make a full recovery and will put out new growth starting in the next growing season.
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How often should I water my Baby sun rose?
There’s not a hard-and-fast rule for how often to water Baby sun rose. The best way to determine this is to check the soil and only water when it’s bone dry. You can either stick your finger in the pot or use a moisture meter to check the soil below the surface. When you plant it in a deep pot, you can do this with a stick or chopstick. If it feels even a little bit moist, wait a few days and check it again.
Most people will need to water Baby sun rose about every two weeks in summer and once a month in winter, but there are several factors that can change the frequency. The section below lists some considerations that can help you to determine how often to water.
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What should I consider when watering my Baby sun rose?
There are several environmental conditions that will affect how your Baby sun rose needs to be watered, including the container size, soil type, temperature, and humidity.
First off, the container and soil you use will determine how often to water and how much water to use each time. Be sure you use a container with plenty of drainage holes in the bottom so extra water can escape the pot. A small container has less room for soil, meaning it won’t hold as much moisture, while a larger pot will stay wet longer and need to be watered less often. It’s important not to keep your Baby sun rose in an oversized pot as this can easily lead to overwatering. When repotting, move to just one size larger than the current container. A shallow container works better than a deep one, since Baby sun rose has shallow root systems.
Baby sun rose will need to be watered less often in winter and more often in the active growing season in spring and autumn. During the winter, growth slows down considerably and the plant isn’t using much energy or water. There is less water lost to evaporation in cooler winter air, meaning that soil stays wet for much longer than it would in the summer.
This also applies to the general climate around your home. If you live in a humid location with a lot of rain, you will need to water less often than if you live in a dry, arid climate. Remember that conditions at the same geographic location can vary significantly with the season and the use of indoor heating and air conditioning.
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If Baby sun rose is planted in the ground, after establishing a root system, it shouldn’t need supplemental water beyond what it receives through precipitation and dew. But if there is a long dry period, you may want to water occasionally. In other areas where Baby sun rose can only be grown in a container, this plant can be moved outside in the spring and summer when the temperature is proper and then brought back inside when temperatures start to drop. A potted Baby sun rose kept outside usually needs more water than the same plant kept indoors, because there is a lot more sun exposure even on a shaded porch.
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How to water Baby sun rose?
The best way to water Baby sun rose is to soak it thoroughly and then allow it to dry out before it gets watered again. Since this plant is somewhat drought tolerant, you can let it get quite dry before watering again. It is always better to give this type of plant too little water over too much.
When you water, make sure the soil gets thoroughly soaked throughout the whole pot. Don’t pour the water in just one spot, but rather try to go around the whole rim of the planter to be sure that it has a chance to get wet on all sides of the plant. The correct amount of water will depend on the size of your container and how much water your soil absorbs. Give your Baby sun rose enough water that it drains out from the drainage holes and then (ideally) leave the drained water in the saucer for about 20-30 minutes to absorb into dry pockets of soil. After that, discard any excess water that’s still in the saucer to avoid the soil getting waterlogged.
Bottom-watering is also an excellent method for Baby sun rose, as you can be sure that the soil gets thoroughly moistened. This process involves placing the pot into a saucer of water and allowing the soil to absorb moisture through the drainage holes. You will know that the soil has absorbed enough water when the top layer is moist. This takes a bit more time than top-watering, but is almost foolproof in getting an even distribution of water throughout the pot.
The original habitat of Baby sun rose is relatively dry with little rain, but when it rains, the soil will be thoroughly moistened. So you can mimic this situation by bottom-watering your plant when the soil is totally dry. Deep soil bathing is better than frequent light watering for Baby sun rose.
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Attributes of Baby sun rose

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Perennial
Plant Type
Succulent, Herb
Planting Time
Spring, Early summer, Fall, Early winter
Bloom Time
Spring, Early summer, Mid summer
Harvest Time
Mid winter, Late winter
Plant Height
15 cm
Spread
58 cm
Leaf Color
Green
Flower Size
1 cm
Flower Color
Purple
Red
Yellow
Pink
White
Orange
Fruit Color
Green
Stem Color
Green
Dormancy
Non-dormant
Leaf type
Evergreen
Ideal Temperature
20 - 38 ℃

Name story

Baby sun rose
It is a juicy plant featured with apple-red flowers when they are in full bloom. However, it only blooms in the daytime sunshine. So, it is called baby sun rose.

Symbolism

Simplicity, mutual support

Usages

Garden Use
The baby sun rose is a vigorous mat-forming plant commonly used in gardens as a ground cover for erosion control. In addition to offering ground control, gardeners prize the baby sun rose's resistance to drought and salt in coastal, rock, and Mediterranean gardens. It can be planted alongside a range of companion plants such as the Crown of thorns, Coral aloe, Zwartkop aeonium, and the Hummel's sunset jade plant.

Trivia and Interesting Facts

The baby sun rose speaks of simple and hard workers, who support each other in life, and who strive to find hope and realize their dreams in hardship. This kind of flower is ordinary but has its unique charm.

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Leaf rot is a disease affecting Baby sun rose by decaying plant tissues, causing discolored spots. Not treated promptly, it can lead to fatal damage. It is typically caused by a variety of fungi and bacteria, with moisture and temperature aiding spread.
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Wilting
Wilting is a pathological condition affecting Baby sun rose, leading to the loss of structural rigidity and eventual death of the plant. It is characterised by the plant's foliage drooping, taking on a lifeless appearance, and can be lethal if not timely managed.
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Brown blotch
Brown spot is a fungal disease affecting Baby sun rose, causing leaf discolouration and plant stunting. The disease is highly infectious and lethal, with dire consequences if untreated. Its maifestations includes, distinctive brown spots on leaves and stems.
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Natural aging can cause leaves to turn yellow and dry out.
Solutions: If the yellowing and drying of leaves and flowers is a natural progression due to age, nothing can be done to slow or stop the process. Once hormones within the plant begin the process of senescence, it’s irreversible.
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The entire plant may dry out due to dieback or normal seasonal dormancy.
Solutions: The solution for a dried out plant depends on the cause, so determine the cause before selecting a treatment method. Adjust your watering: Stick your finger in the soil near the roots. If it feels bone dry or overly saturated, you need to adjust your watering frequency accordingly. Prune back dead foliage: Snip off any brown stems and leaves on the plant to make space for new growth. This encourages the roots to send up fresh stems. Move to a proper environment. This may involve decreasing or increasing sun exposure, depending on the species. Decrease fertilizer applications. If you have applied too much fertilizer, you can repot plants with fresh potting soil. Wait. If your plant has dried out as daylight is decreasing, it is entering dormancy. Decrease watering and wait until the plant resumes growth.
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This infection can cause brown spots or patches to appear on the plant.
Solutions: In minor cases of brown spot, there isn’t any need to treat the disease. However, if much of the foliage is affected and defoliation occurs, the plant will benefit from getting rid of the infection. It is recommended to start by applying organic treatment options, working up to the more potent synthetic, chemical fungicides if necessary. Organic options won’t kill the fungus, but will prevent it from spreading. Dissolve ½ teaspoon of baking soda and one teaspoon of liquid soap in a gallon of water. Using a spray bottle, spray on tops and bottoms of leaves until the mixture drips off. Repeat every two weeks until existing spots stop enlarging and new spots no longer appear. Spray a copper-based fungicidal soap on the leaves, coating the top and bottom leaf surfaces. Reapply as directed on the product label. Copper penetrates the leaf surface and prevents germination of spores so the fungus cannot spread. Apply an all-purpose fungicide to the entire plant, following the label instructions carefully.
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What is Leaf rot Disease on Baby sun rose?
What is Leaf rot Disease on Baby sun rose?
Leaf rot is a disease affecting Baby sun rose by decaying plant tissues, causing discolored spots. Not treated promptly, it can lead to fatal damage. It is typically caused by a variety of fungi and bacteria, with moisture and temperature aiding spread.
Symptom Analysis
Symptom Analysis
Distinctive symptoms include yellowing of leaves, stunted growth, wilting, and visible soft, brown spots on the leaves and stems. In severe stages, Baby sun rose may face stem rot and eventual plant death.
What Causes Leaf rot Disease on Baby sun rose?
What Causes Leaf rot Disease on Baby sun rose?
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Fungi
Phytophthora, Rhizoctonia, and Pythium families are the main cause. They flourish in damp environments.
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Bacteria
Pectobacterium, Erwinia, and Pseudomonas families cause Leaf rot, promoted by water-saturated soils resulting from overwatering.
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Environmental factors
Overwatering, high humidity, and poor soil drainage promote the disease.
How to Treat Leaf rot Disease on Baby sun rose?
How to Treat Leaf rot Disease on Baby sun rose?
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Crop rotation: Switches Baby sun rose planting spots to deprive pathogens of a life cycle.

Soil draining: Enhance draining to prevent waterlogging and conditions conducive for disease survival.
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Fungicide/Bactericide: Apply specifically-tailored fungicides or bactericides to control the disease. Follow label instructions for apt usage.
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What is Wilting Disease on Baby sun rose?
What is Wilting Disease on Baby sun rose?
Wilting is a pathological condition affecting Baby sun rose, leading to the loss of structural rigidity and eventual death of the plant. It is characterised by the plant's foliage drooping, taking on a lifeless appearance, and can be lethal if not timely managed.
Symptom Analysis
Symptom Analysis
Wilting in Baby sun rose is noticeable by the drooping of leaves and stems, turning yellow or browning. The plant's growth slows or stops altogether. Foliage may appear dryer than usual, and the plant can potentially lose leaves, especially at the bottom.
What Causes Wilting Disease on Baby sun rose?
What Causes Wilting Disease on Baby sun rose?
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Fungal pathogens
Verticillium and Fusarium species majorly cause wilting. Their spores enter the plant's system, multiply rapidly, and block nutrient pathways, causing wilting.
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Lack of water
Uncompensated water loss from leaves leads to dehydration and subsequent wilting.
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Improper environmental conditions
High temperature, inadequate sunlight, and nutrient deficiency all contribute to the wilting of Baby sun rose.
How to Treat Wilting Disease on Baby sun rose?
How to Treat Wilting Disease on Baby sun rose?
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Improved watering practices: Providing adequate, timely irrigation can resolve dehydration-led wilting.

Change of environment: Adjusting location, light, temperature, or nutrient conditions to reduce stress can reverse stress-induced wilting.
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Fungicides: Application of approved fungicides can control fungal pathogen-led wilting and limit further infection. A systemic fungicide can reach the internal parts of the plant where the pathogens are active.
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What is Brown blotch Disease on Baby sun rose?
What is Brown blotch Disease on Baby sun rose?
Brown spot is a fungal disease affecting Baby sun rose, causing leaf discolouration and plant stunting. The disease is highly infectious and lethal, with dire consequences if untreated. Its maifestations includes, distinctive brown spots on leaves and stems.
Symptom Analysis
Symptom Analysis
Baby sun rose affected by Brown spot, first show signs of small, water-soaked spots on leaves. The spots enlarge turning into distinctive brown patches, with plant growth severely impacted.
What Causes Brown blotch Disease on Baby sun rose?
What Causes Brown blotch Disease on Baby sun rose?
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Cercospora spp causes Brown spot. It thrives in warm, wet climates and survives on infected plant debris.
How to Treat Brown blotch Disease on Baby sun rose?
How to Treat Brown blotch Disease on Baby sun rose?
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Cleanliness: Regularly remove infected debris and prune affected areas

Airflow: Ensure sufficient spacing between plants to avoid creating damp, stagnant conditions.
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Fungicide: Use a wide spectrum fungicide, following the manufacturer's instructions

Regular Spray: Repeat application every 7-10 days for maximum effectiveness.
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Natural aging can cause leaves to turn yellow and dry out.
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Regardless of the type of plant or where it is grown, at some point, it will begin to aged yellow and dry. This is a natural, unavoidable process that happens when the plant has completed all of the steps in its life.
Annual plants go through this process at the end of a single growing season. Perennial plants live for multiple years, if not tens or hundreds of years, but will still ultimately exhibit these symptoms.
Symptom Analysis
Symptom Analysis
When plants have progressed through their natural developmental stages and are nearing the end of their lifecycle, they begin showing signs of decline. Leaves will start to yellow and droop, and over time they turn papery brown and dry.
Once completely dry, the leaves begin to fall from the plant until the entire plant has dried out.
Disease Cause
Disease Cause
At the end of its life, genetic coding within the plant increases the production of ethylene, a phytohormone that controls senescence or natural aging and death. Cell division stops, and the plant begins catabolizing resources to use in other parts of the plant.
As this happens, the tissues begin yellow and drying until the entire plant is desiccated and perishes.
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The entire plant may dry out due to dieback or normal seasonal dormancy.
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Symptom Analysis
Your plant has dried out and turned brown. It might be starting to wilt, with no noticeable green around the stems and leaves. Touch the leaves, and they may crinkle under your fingers.
Possible causes of a dried out plant include:
  1. Not enough water. A lack of water will lead to dry plant tissue.
  2. Too much water. Watering too much can lead to root rot which makes the plant struggle to take up water. Rotted, mushy roots are a sign of overeating.
  3. Entering dormancy. As perennial plants enter their resting period known as dormancy, their leaves dry out and may fall off. This happens during decreasing day length.
  4. Exposure to herbicides and other toxic substances. If a plant is hit with a large dose herbicide or other toxic chemical, the plant will turn brown.
  5. Too much fertility. An excess of fertilizer can prevent plants from taking up water, leading to drying.
  6. Improper sun exposure. Just like humans, plants can get sunburn by intense, direct light. Plants can also dry out if they don’t receive enough light.
To determine whether the plant is still alive and can be saved, you can:
  1. Bend a stem. If the stem is pliable, the plant is still alive. If the stem breaks, the plant is dead.
  2. Gently scratch the stem with your fingernail for signs of green inside. If your plant is dead, the stem will be brittle and brown throughout.
  3. Cut the stems back a little bit a time for visible green growth. If none of the stems have visible green growth, the plant is dead.
Solutions
Solutions
The solution for a dried out plant depends on the cause, so determine the cause before selecting a treatment method.
  1. Adjust your watering: Stick your finger in the soil near the roots. If it feels bone dry or overly saturated, you need to adjust your watering frequency accordingly.
  2. Prune back dead foliage: Snip off any brown stems and leaves on the plant to make space for new growth. This encourages the roots to send up fresh stems.
  3. Move to a proper environment. This may involve decreasing or increasing sun exposure, depending on the species.
  4. Decrease fertilizer applications. If you have applied too much fertilizer, you can repot plants with fresh potting soil.
  5. Wait. If your plant has dried out as daylight is decreasing, it is entering dormancy. Decrease watering and wait until the plant resumes growth.
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Prevention
Prevention involves providing your plant with the proper environment.
  1. Provide the proper amount of water. The amount of water depends on a plant’s size, species, and environment. A general rule is to allow soil to dry out between waterings.
  2. Place plants in the proper environment. Provide the proper hours of sun and temperature for your individual plant.
  3. Provide proper fertility. Most plants only need to be fertilized once or twice a year; don’t overapply.
  4. Keep plants free from toxic substances. Keep herbicides and toxic household chemicals away from your plants.
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This infection can cause brown spots or patches to appear on the plant.
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Overview
Discolored spots on the foliage of plants are one of the most common disease problems people observe. These spots are caused by fungal and bacterial diseases, with most infections related to a fungal pathogen.
Brown spot can occurs on all houseplants, flowering ornamentals, vegetable plants, and leaves of trees, bushes, and shrubs. No plants are resistant to it, and the problem is worse in warm, wet environments. It can occur at any point in the life stage as long as leaves are present.
Small brownish spots appear on the foliage and enlarge as the disease progresses. In severe cases, the plant or tree is weakened when the lesions interrupt photosynthesis or cause defoliation.
Symptom Analysis
Symptom Analysis
In most cases, brown spot only affects a small percentage of the whole plant, appearing on a small amount of the leaves. A small infection only puts minor stress on the plant. However, if left untreated and the disease progresses over numerous seasons, it will severely impact the health and productivity of the infected specimen.
  • Sporulation begins (reproduction of the fungal spores), and tiny spots appear on leaves.
  • Placement is often random and scattered as diseases are spread through raindrops.
  • May appear on lower leaves and the interior of the plant where humidity is higher.
  • Brown spots enlarge and grow large enough to touch neighboring spots to form a more prominent blotch.
  • Leaf margins may turn yellow.
  • Tiny black dots (fruiting bodies of the fungi) appear in the dead spots.
  • Blotches grow in size until the entire leaf is brown.
  • The leaf falls off the plant.
Severe Symptoms
  • Partial or complete premature defoliation
  • Reduced growth
  • Increased susceptibility to pests and other diseases
Disease Cause
Disease Cause
Brown spot, or leaf spot, is a common descriptive term given to several diseases affecting the leaves of plants and trees. Around 85% of diseases exhibiting leaf spots are due to fungus or fungus-like organisms. Sometimes brown spot is caused by a bacterial infection, or insect activity with similar symptoms.
When conditions are warm and the leaf surfaces are wet, fungal spores being transported by wind or rain land on the surface and cling to it. They do not rupture the cell walls but grow in the space between the plant plasma membrane and the plant cell wall. As the spores reproduce, they release toxins and enzymes that cause necrotic spots (i.e., dead tissue) on the leaves, allowing the fungi to consume the products released when the cells degrade.
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The East Cape Province of South Africa to KwaZulu-Natal is the native region of baby sun rose. The predominant areas of naturalization are Parts of Europe, South America, North Africa, Eastern Australia, and New Zealand. Baby sun rose occurs naturally under the shaded cover of trees.
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Every 3 weeks
Baby sun rose, often seen flourishing in desert-like conditions of southern Africa, is a hardy plant that has adapted to its often arid native environment. Where rainfall is sporadic and intense, baby sun rose has developed a preference for infrequent but thorough watering. Mimicking this, water the plant thoroughly, allowing the soil to dry out completely before the next watering. Overwatering or constant exposure to moisture could harm it, reflecting its origins in areas with low humidity levels.
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Full sun
Baby sun rose thrives when exposed to the full intensity of the sun. It can also endure areas with moderate sunlight. Originating in coastal cliffs and sand dunes, this plant's growth and health are promoted by such light conditions. Overexposure or underexposure can lead to slow growth and may compromise its health.
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Temperature
5 - 43 ℃
The baby sun rose prefers a warm climate with a native growth environment of hot, arid regions. It has a temperature preference ranging from 68 to 100 ℉ (20 to 38 ℃). In the summer, it can tolerate higher temperatures, but in winter, it's recommended to keep it at around 60 to 70 ℉ (15 to 21 ℃) to avoid damage due to frost.
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6-8 inches
The perfect time for transplanting baby sun rose is during mid-spring, as temperatures are moderate and soil moisture is optimal. Choose a sunny location with well-draining soil for thriving growth. When transplanting, handle the delicate root system cautiously to ensure a successful transition.
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Leaf rot
Leaf rot is a disease affecting Baby sun rose by decaying plant tissues, causing discolored spots. Not treated promptly, it can lead to fatal damage. It is typically caused by a variety of fungi and bacteria, with moisture and temperature aiding spread.
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Wilting
Wilting is a pathological condition affecting Baby sun rose, leading to the loss of structural rigidity and eventual death of the plant. It is characterised by the plant's foliage drooping, taking on a lifeless appearance, and can be lethal if not timely managed.
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Brown blotch
Brown spot is a fungal disease affecting Baby sun rose, causing leaf discolouration and plant stunting. The disease is highly infectious and lethal, with dire consequences if untreated. Its maifestations includes, distinctive brown spots on leaves and stems.
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South
Baby sun rose is considered to harmonize well with a South-facing direction due to its vibrant energy and auspicious colors. The bright, sun-like blooms can potentially enhance one's fame and recognition, aligning with the fire element commonly associated with the South direction in Feng Shui practice.
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Starleaf begonia is difficult to identify in the wild because it varies in size and shape, but its abundant pink-white flowers appear in winter, which is the best time to see them. These flowers give it garden interest, too, adding winter color to sheltered patios. It is well adapted to drought conditions.
Fire-star orchid
Fire-star orchid
Fire-star orchid (Epidendrum radicans) is a flowering plant species named for its orange star-shaped flowers. The flowers appear to have a flame-like center and the coloration resembles that of a fire. Fire-star orchid is a common weed in Central America, and it can be found growing along roadsides and in disturbed areas.
Mexican snow ball
Mexican snow ball
The mexican snow ball is a small but fast-growing succulent plant. It thrives in sunny environments and doesn't require much water to grow. The mexican snow ball is popularly grown as a windowsill plant. Its succulent leaves grow in various colors depending on the ambient conditions.
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Puka
Puka (Meryta sinclairii) is a tree native to New Zealand. This species blooms green-white blossoms in summer, after which black berries appear. This tree grows in partial shade and moist soil; it can handle growing in seaside areas.
Tipu tree
Tipu tree
Tipu tree (Tipuana tipu) is native to South America. It is often used as a shade tree because it can grow nearly 30 m tall and branch out to a diameter of over 15 m. Unfortunately, the root systems grow aggressively and the tree seeds itself prolifically, making it an invasive species in non-native places such as South Africa and Australia.
Taiwanese photinia
Taiwanese photinia
Taiwanese photinia (Photinia serratifolia) is a flowering shrub native to China. The taiwanese photinia is planted in urban centers for ornamental purposes to augment greenery. The plant produces fragrant scent, which some people enjoy and some people do not.
Cape jasmine
Cape jasmine
Gardenia jasminoides is an evergreen shrub with unique, glossy evergreen leaves and stunning flowers. The sophisticated, matte white flowers are often used in bouquets. The exceptional beauty of this ornamental plant has made it a popular and highly appreciated plant amongst gardeners and horticulturalists.
Golden pothos
Golden pothos
The golden pothos (Epipremnum aureum) is a popular houseplant that is commonly seen in Australia, Asia, and the West Indies. It goes by many nicknames, including "devil's ivy", because it is so hard to kill and can even grow in low light conditions. Golden pothos has poisonous sap, so it should be kept away from pets and children.
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Mesembryanthemum cordifolium
Also known as: Red aptenia
Baby sun rose (Mesembryanthemum cordifolium) is a succulent species native to South Africa. Baby sun rose is primarily planted for ornamental purposes in gardens and urban spaces. This species is considered fast-growing and is often planted as ground cover in flower boxes and public areas. It can be easily propagated from cuttings and outcompetes weeds when grown in the same area.
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Attributes of Baby sun rose

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Perennial
Plant Type
Succulent, Herb
Planting Time
Spring, Early summer, Fall, Early winter
Bloom Time
Spring, Early summer, Mid summer
Harvest Time
Mid winter, Late winter
Plant Height
15 cm
Spread
58 cm
Leaf Color
Green
Flower Size
1 cm
Flower Color
Purple
Red
Yellow
Pink
White
Orange
Fruit Color
Green
Stem Color
Green
Dormancy
Non-dormant
Leaf type
Evergreen
Ideal Temperature
20 - 38 ℃
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Baby sun rose
It is a juicy plant featured with apple-red flowers when they are in full bloom. However, it only blooms in the daytime sunshine. So, it is called baby sun rose.

Symbolism

Simplicity, mutual support

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Garden Use
The baby sun rose is a vigorous mat-forming plant commonly used in gardens as a ground cover for erosion control. In addition to offering ground control, gardeners prize the baby sun rose's resistance to drought and salt in coastal, rock, and Mediterranean gardens. It can be planted alongside a range of companion plants such as the Crown of thorns, Coral aloe, Zwartkop aeonium, and the Hummel's sunset jade plant.

Trivia and Interesting Facts

The baby sun rose speaks of simple and hard workers, who support each other in life, and who strive to find hope and realize their dreams in hardship. This kind of flower is ordinary but has its unique charm.

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Leaf rot
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Leaf rot is a disease affecting Baby sun rose by decaying plant tissues, causing discolored spots. Not treated promptly, it can lead to fatal damage. It is typically caused by a variety of fungi and bacteria, with moisture and temperature aiding spread.
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Wilting
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Wilting is a pathological condition affecting Baby sun rose, leading to the loss of structural rigidity and eventual death of the plant. It is characterised by the plant's foliage drooping, taking on a lifeless appearance, and can be lethal if not timely managed.
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Brown blotch
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Brown spot is a fungal disease affecting Baby sun rose, causing leaf discolouration and plant stunting. The disease is highly infectious and lethal, with dire consequences if untreated. Its maifestations includes, distinctive brown spots on leaves and stems.
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Natural aging can cause leaves to turn yellow and dry out.
Solutions: If the yellowing and drying of leaves and flowers is a natural progression due to age, nothing can be done to slow or stop the process. Once hormones within the plant begin the process of senescence, it’s irreversible.
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The entire plant may dry out due to dieback or normal seasonal dormancy.
Solutions: The solution for a dried out plant depends on the cause, so determine the cause before selecting a treatment method. Adjust your watering: Stick your finger in the soil near the roots. If it feels bone dry or overly saturated, you need to adjust your watering frequency accordingly. Prune back dead foliage: Snip off any brown stems and leaves on the plant to make space for new growth. This encourages the roots to send up fresh stems. Move to a proper environment. This may involve decreasing or increasing sun exposure, depending on the species. Decrease fertilizer applications. If you have applied too much fertilizer, you can repot plants with fresh potting soil. Wait. If your plant has dried out as daylight is decreasing, it is entering dormancy. Decrease watering and wait until the plant resumes growth.
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Brown spot
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This infection can cause brown spots or patches to appear on the plant.
Solutions: In minor cases of brown spot, there isn’t any need to treat the disease. However, if much of the foliage is affected and defoliation occurs, the plant will benefit from getting rid of the infection. It is recommended to start by applying organic treatment options, working up to the more potent synthetic, chemical fungicides if necessary. Organic options won’t kill the fungus, but will prevent it from spreading. Dissolve ½ teaspoon of baking soda and one teaspoon of liquid soap in a gallon of water. Using a spray bottle, spray on tops and bottoms of leaves until the mixture drips off. Repeat every two weeks until existing spots stop enlarging and new spots no longer appear. Spray a copper-based fungicidal soap on the leaves, coating the top and bottom leaf surfaces. Reapply as directed on the product label. Copper penetrates the leaf surface and prevents germination of spores so the fungus cannot spread. Apply an all-purpose fungicide to the entire plant, following the label instructions carefully.
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What is Leaf rot Disease on Baby sun rose?
What is Leaf rot Disease on Baby sun rose?
Leaf rot is a disease affecting Baby sun rose by decaying plant tissues, causing discolored spots. Not treated promptly, it can lead to fatal damage. It is typically caused by a variety of fungi and bacteria, with moisture and temperature aiding spread.
Symptom Analysis
Symptom Analysis
Distinctive symptoms include yellowing of leaves, stunted growth, wilting, and visible soft, brown spots on the leaves and stems. In severe stages, Baby sun rose may face stem rot and eventual plant death.
What Causes Leaf rot Disease on Baby sun rose?
What Causes Leaf rot Disease on Baby sun rose?
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Fungi
Phytophthora, Rhizoctonia, and Pythium families are the main cause. They flourish in damp environments.
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Bacteria
Pectobacterium, Erwinia, and Pseudomonas families cause Leaf rot, promoted by water-saturated soils resulting from overwatering.
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Environmental factors
Overwatering, high humidity, and poor soil drainage promote the disease.
How to Treat Leaf rot Disease on Baby sun rose?
How to Treat Leaf rot Disease on Baby sun rose?
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Crop rotation: Switches Baby sun rose planting spots to deprive pathogens of a life cycle.

Soil draining: Enhance draining to prevent waterlogging and conditions conducive for disease survival.
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Pesticide
Fungicide/Bactericide: Apply specifically-tailored fungicides or bactericides to control the disease. Follow label instructions for apt usage.
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What is Wilting Disease on Baby sun rose?
What is Wilting Disease on Baby sun rose?
Wilting is a pathological condition affecting Baby sun rose, leading to the loss of structural rigidity and eventual death of the plant. It is characterised by the plant's foliage drooping, taking on a lifeless appearance, and can be lethal if not timely managed.
Symptom Analysis
Symptom Analysis
Wilting in Baby sun rose is noticeable by the drooping of leaves and stems, turning yellow or browning. The plant's growth slows or stops altogether. Foliage may appear dryer than usual, and the plant can potentially lose leaves, especially at the bottom.
What Causes Wilting Disease on Baby sun rose?
What Causes Wilting Disease on Baby sun rose?
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Fungal pathogens
Verticillium and Fusarium species majorly cause wilting. Their spores enter the plant's system, multiply rapidly, and block nutrient pathways, causing wilting.
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Lack of water
Uncompensated water loss from leaves leads to dehydration and subsequent wilting.
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Improper environmental conditions
High temperature, inadequate sunlight, and nutrient deficiency all contribute to the wilting of Baby sun rose.
How to Treat Wilting Disease on Baby sun rose?
How to Treat Wilting Disease on Baby sun rose?
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Improved watering practices: Providing adequate, timely irrigation can resolve dehydration-led wilting.

Change of environment: Adjusting location, light, temperature, or nutrient conditions to reduce stress can reverse stress-induced wilting.
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Fungicides: Application of approved fungicides can control fungal pathogen-led wilting and limit further infection. A systemic fungicide can reach the internal parts of the plant where the pathogens are active.
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What is Brown blotch Disease on Baby sun rose?
What is Brown blotch Disease on Baby sun rose?
Brown spot is a fungal disease affecting Baby sun rose, causing leaf discolouration and plant stunting. The disease is highly infectious and lethal, with dire consequences if untreated. Its maifestations includes, distinctive brown spots on leaves and stems.
Symptom Analysis
Symptom Analysis
Baby sun rose affected by Brown spot, first show signs of small, water-soaked spots on leaves. The spots enlarge turning into distinctive brown patches, with plant growth severely impacted.
What Causes Brown blotch Disease on Baby sun rose?
What Causes Brown blotch Disease on Baby sun rose?
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Cercospora spp causes Brown spot. It thrives in warm, wet climates and survives on infected plant debris.
How to Treat Brown blotch Disease on Baby sun rose?
How to Treat Brown blotch Disease on Baby sun rose?
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Cleanliness: Regularly remove infected debris and prune affected areas

Airflow: Ensure sufficient spacing between plants to avoid creating damp, stagnant conditions.
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Fungicide: Use a wide spectrum fungicide, following the manufacturer's instructions

Regular Spray: Repeat application every 7-10 days for maximum effectiveness.
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Natural aging can cause leaves to turn yellow and dry out.
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Overview
Regardless of the type of plant or where it is grown, at some point, it will begin to aged yellow and dry. This is a natural, unavoidable process that happens when the plant has completed all of the steps in its life.
Annual plants go through this process at the end of a single growing season. Perennial plants live for multiple years, if not tens or hundreds of years, but will still ultimately exhibit these symptoms.
Symptom Analysis
Symptom Analysis
When plants have progressed through their natural developmental stages and are nearing the end of their lifecycle, they begin showing signs of decline. Leaves will start to yellow and droop, and over time they turn papery brown and dry.
Once completely dry, the leaves begin to fall from the plant until the entire plant has dried out.
Disease Cause
Disease Cause
At the end of its life, genetic coding within the plant increases the production of ethylene, a phytohormone that controls senescence or natural aging and death. Cell division stops, and the plant begins catabolizing resources to use in other parts of the plant.
As this happens, the tissues begin yellow and drying until the entire plant is desiccated and perishes.
Solutions
Solutions
If the yellowing and drying of leaves and flowers is a natural progression due to age, nothing can be done to slow or stop the process. Once hormones within the plant begin the process of senescence, it’s irreversible.
Prevention
Prevention
Unfortunately, there is no way to prevent plants from dying of “old age.” To help prolong their life, and put off symptoms of aged yellow and dry for as long as possible, take care of them by giving them enough water, fertilizing them appropriately, and making sure they get enough sunlight.
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The entire plant may dry out due to dieback or normal seasonal dormancy.
Symptom Analysis
Symptom Analysis
Your plant has dried out and turned brown. It might be starting to wilt, with no noticeable green around the stems and leaves. Touch the leaves, and they may crinkle under your fingers.
Possible causes of a dried out plant include:
  1. Not enough water. A lack of water will lead to dry plant tissue.
  2. Too much water. Watering too much can lead to root rot which makes the plant struggle to take up water. Rotted, mushy roots are a sign of overeating.
  3. Entering dormancy. As perennial plants enter their resting period known as dormancy, their leaves dry out and may fall off. This happens during decreasing day length.
  4. Exposure to herbicides and other toxic substances. If a plant is hit with a large dose herbicide or other toxic chemical, the plant will turn brown.
  5. Too much fertility. An excess of fertilizer can prevent plants from taking up water, leading to drying.
  6. Improper sun exposure. Just like humans, plants can get sunburn by intense, direct light. Plants can also dry out if they don’t receive enough light.
To determine whether the plant is still alive and can be saved, you can:
  1. Bend a stem. If the stem is pliable, the plant is still alive. If the stem breaks, the plant is dead.
  2. Gently scratch the stem with your fingernail for signs of green inside. If your plant is dead, the stem will be brittle and brown throughout.
  3. Cut the stems back a little bit a time for visible green growth. If none of the stems have visible green growth, the plant is dead.
Solutions
Solutions
The solution for a dried out plant depends on the cause, so determine the cause before selecting a treatment method.
  1. Adjust your watering: Stick your finger in the soil near the roots. If it feels bone dry or overly saturated, you need to adjust your watering frequency accordingly.
  2. Prune back dead foliage: Snip off any brown stems and leaves on the plant to make space for new growth. This encourages the roots to send up fresh stems.
  3. Move to a proper environment. This may involve decreasing or increasing sun exposure, depending on the species.
  4. Decrease fertilizer applications. If you have applied too much fertilizer, you can repot plants with fresh potting soil.
  5. Wait. If your plant has dried out as daylight is decreasing, it is entering dormancy. Decrease watering and wait until the plant resumes growth.
Prevention
Prevention
Prevention involves providing your plant with the proper environment.
  1. Provide the proper amount of water. The amount of water depends on a plant’s size, species, and environment. A general rule is to allow soil to dry out between waterings.
  2. Place plants in the proper environment. Provide the proper hours of sun and temperature for your individual plant.
  3. Provide proper fertility. Most plants only need to be fertilized once or twice a year; don’t overapply.
  4. Keep plants free from toxic substances. Keep herbicides and toxic household chemicals away from your plants.
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This infection can cause brown spots or patches to appear on the plant.
Overview
Overview
Discolored spots on the foliage of plants are one of the most common disease problems people observe. These spots are caused by fungal and bacterial diseases, with most infections related to a fungal pathogen.
Brown spot can occurs on all houseplants, flowering ornamentals, vegetable plants, and leaves of trees, bushes, and shrubs. No plants are resistant to it, and the problem is worse in warm, wet environments. It can occur at any point in the life stage as long as leaves are present.
Small brownish spots appear on the foliage and enlarge as the disease progresses. In severe cases, the plant or tree is weakened when the lesions interrupt photosynthesis or cause defoliation.
Symptom Analysis
Symptom Analysis
In most cases, brown spot only affects a small percentage of the whole plant, appearing on a small amount of the leaves. A small infection only puts minor stress on the plant. However, if left untreated and the disease progresses over numerous seasons, it will severely impact the health and productivity of the infected specimen.
  • Sporulation begins (reproduction of the fungal spores), and tiny spots appear on leaves.
  • Placement is often random and scattered as diseases are spread through raindrops.
  • May appear on lower leaves and the interior of the plant where humidity is higher.
  • Brown spots enlarge and grow large enough to touch neighboring spots to form a more prominent blotch.
  • Leaf margins may turn yellow.
  • Tiny black dots (fruiting bodies of the fungi) appear in the dead spots.
  • Blotches grow in size until the entire leaf is brown.
  • The leaf falls off the plant.
Severe Symptoms
  • Partial or complete premature defoliation
  • Reduced growth
  • Increased susceptibility to pests and other diseases
Disease Cause
Disease Cause
Brown spot, or leaf spot, is a common descriptive term given to several diseases affecting the leaves of plants and trees. Around 85% of diseases exhibiting leaf spots are due to fungus or fungus-like organisms. Sometimes brown spot is caused by a bacterial infection, or insect activity with similar symptoms.
When conditions are warm and the leaf surfaces are wet, fungal spores being transported by wind or rain land on the surface and cling to it. They do not rupture the cell walls but grow in the space between the plant plasma membrane and the plant cell wall. As the spores reproduce, they release toxins and enzymes that cause necrotic spots (i.e., dead tissue) on the leaves, allowing the fungi to consume the products released when the cells degrade.
Solutions
Solutions
In minor cases of brown spot, there isn’t any need to treat the disease. However, if much of the foliage is affected and defoliation occurs, the plant will benefit from getting rid of the infection. It is recommended to start by applying organic treatment options, working up to the more potent synthetic, chemical fungicides if necessary.
Organic options won’t kill the fungus, but will prevent it from spreading.
  1. Dissolve ½ teaspoon of baking soda and one teaspoon of liquid soap in a gallon of water. Using a spray bottle, spray on tops and bottoms of leaves until the mixture drips off. Repeat every two weeks until existing spots stop enlarging and new spots no longer appear.
  2. Spray a copper-based fungicidal soap on the leaves, coating the top and bottom leaf surfaces. Reapply as directed on the product label. Copper penetrates the leaf surface and prevents germination of spores so the fungus cannot spread.
  3. Apply an all-purpose fungicide to the entire plant, following the label instructions carefully.
Prevention
Prevention
Like many other diseases, it is easier to prevent brown spot than cure it, and this is done through cultural practices.
  • Clear fall leaves from the ground before winter to minimize places where fungi and bacteria can overwinter.
  • Maintain good air movement between plants through proper plant spacing.
  • Increase air circulation through the center of plants through pruning.
  • Thoroughly clean all pruning tools after working with diseased plants.
  • Never dispose of disease plant material in a compost pile.
  • Avoid overhead watering to keep moisture off of the foliage.
  • Keep plants healthy by providing adequate sunlight, water, and fertilizer.
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The East Cape Province of South Africa to KwaZulu-Natal is the native region of baby sun rose. The predominant areas of naturalization are Parts of Europe, South America, North Africa, Eastern Australia, and New Zealand. Baby sun rose occurs naturally under the shaded cover of trees.
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Baby sun rose, often seen flourishing in desert-like conditions of southern Africa, is a hardy plant that has adapted to its often arid native environment. Where rainfall is sporadic and intense, baby sun rose has developed a preference for infrequent but thorough watering. Mimicking this, water the plant thoroughly, allowing the soil to dry out completely before the next watering. Overwatering or constant exposure to moisture could harm it, reflecting its origins in areas with low humidity levels.
When Should I Water My Baby Sun Rose?
Introduction
Timely watering is essential for the overall health and growth of baby sun rose. Recognizing its unique signs of thirst can maintain its vitality while preventing problems associated with under or over watering.
Soil Dryness
One of the primary indicators for when to water baby sun rose is the state of the soil. If the top inch of soil is dry to the touch, this generally signals that baby sun rose requires watering. Carefully insert your finger into the soil to gauge its moisture level.
Leaf Texture
As water conservation plants, healthy baby sun rose leaves should have a reasonably plump, firm feel. If the leaves start to feel flatter and less turgid, or begin to wrinkle, this may indicate that the plant lacks water.
Leaf Color
Healthy baby sun rose leaves should be a vibrant green color. If the leaves begin to turn a reddish or purplish hue, it might be a sign of water stress. Ensure to rehydrate the plant accordingly and promptly after noticing this change.
Slower Growth
Baby sun rose grows relatively fast in optimal conditions. If growth slows down significantly, it might indicate that the plant is not receiving enough water.
Risks of Over-Watering/Under-Watering
Ignoring these signs and watering baby sun rose too early or too late jeopardizes its health. Over-watering may lead to root rot, which can subsequently cause the plant to wilt and in worse cases, die. Conversely, under-watering, especially during warmer months, can lead to dehydration and inhibit the plant's growth.
How Should I Water My Baby Sun Rose?
Unique Watering Sensitivities
The baby sun rose tends to be sensitive to overwatering, much like other types of succulent plants. Hence, it requires less watering compared to other foliage plants. Overwatering can lead to water-logged roots, ultimately causing root diseases or even killing the plant.
Effective Watering Technique
For baby sun rose, deep-watering is the most effective technique. Water it thoroughly, letting the water run out the bottom drainage holes. Subsequently, wait until the top inch of the soil is completely dry before watering the plant again. This technique ensures that the plant gets an optimal amount of water, while the drainage prevents any chance of over-watering.
Ideal Watering Tools
The use of a watering can with long spout is ideal for the baby sun rose, as it allows for accurate and focused watering. Moreover, a moisture meter helps in ensuring the plant is not over-watered; it can verify when the soil has dried out adequately before re-watering.
Watering Areas to Focus On
Concentrate on watering the base of the baby sun rose rather than the foliage. Direct application of water on foliage may lead to leaf rot or fungus growth. The water should soak into the soil and be allowed to drain freely from the bottom.
Areas to Avoid During Watering
Avoid watering the baby sun rose leaves directly and avoid waterlogging the soil. Due to its succulent leaves, baby sun rose has a water reservoir, and soaking the foliage might cause leaf rot. The soil should be well-draining to prevent standing water.
How Much Water Does Baby Sun Rose Really Need?
Introduction
Baby sun rose originally comes from the arid regions of South Africa. It is highly adaptable and can thrive in semi-arid conditions where it had to develop strategies to survive with less water. This sets the stage for its uniquely adaptable water requirements.
Water Quantity
The appropriate water quantity for baby sun rose is influenced by factors such as pot size, root depth, and the size of the plant itself. In a standard 6-inch pot, it usually requires approximately two cups of water, ensuring that the water trickles out of the drainage holes at the bottom. This signals that the water reached the full root depth. For larger plants or pots, increase the amount of water proportionately.
Signs and Conditions
Baby sun rose signals if it requires more water or not. When under-watered, the leaves will look shriveled, dry, and start to fall off. Overwatering is exhibited by yellowing leaves and could lead to root rot. A well-watered baby sun rose has plump, shiny, and bright leaves.
Implications
Unsuitable watering has drastic implications for baby sun rose. Overwatering can lead to root rot—a deadly condition for most succulent like baby sun rose. On the other hand, while baby sun rose can handle periods of drought due to its natural habitat, extended periods of under watering can harm the plant and lead to severe wilting.
Conclusion
Understanding the hydration needs of baby sun rose are key to raising a healthy plant. It requires a thorough yet infrequent watering habit. The specific amount is heavily influenced by the plant's size, pot size, and root system, so adjust as necessary.
How Often Should I Water Baby Sun Rose?
Every 3 weeks
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Just like people, each plant has its own preferences and needs. Devote time to understanding your plants so you can nurture them properly. Observe your plants attentively, learning from their growth patterns, and becoming more in tune with their needs as you grow together. Keep a watchful eye on new plants and seedlings, as they are sensitive to both overwatering and underwatering. Shower them with gentle love and attention, fostering their growth and strength. Let the rhythm of your local climate guide your watering habits, adapting your schedule to the changing weather and the needs of your plants.
What Kind of Water is Best for Baby Sun Rose?
Ideal Water Type
Baby sun rose prefers rainwater or distilled water, as these lack potentially harmful minerals or chemicals found in normal tap water. If these are not available, filtered tap water is also suitable.
Chemical Sensitivities
Baby sun rose is generally resistant to commonly found chemicals in tap water such as chlorine and fluoride, but a high concentration may still damage the plant. Therefore, when using tap water, it's advisable to dechlorinate it by leaving it to sit for at least 24 hours before watering the plant.
Mineral Sensitivities
Baby sun rose can be sensitive to the presence of salt and other hard minerals in the water. Water with high mineral content, or 'hard water', can cause leaf burn and restrict the plant's intake of vital nutrients.
Water Treatment Recommendations
For baby sun rose, it is recommended to use dechlorinated tap water if distilled or rainwater are not available. Letting tap water sit out for a minimum of 24 hours before usage can help eliminate chlorine and minimise potential damage to the plant. Additionally, avoid using softened water as it contains salt, which can harm this particular plant.
Water Temperature Preferences
Baby sun rose does not have a specific water temperature requirement, but a general recommendation is to use room-temperature water. Cold water can shock the plant's roots and cause damage, while hot water can potentially scorch the plant.
General Watering Guidelines
Baby sun rose is a succulent variety, and like most succulents, does well in dry conditions. It does not require frequent watering - only when the soil is dry to the touch. Ensuring good drainage is also crucial as baby sun rose does not like 'wet feet' or standing water, which can lead to root rot.
How Do Baby Sun Rose's Watering Needs Change with the Seasons?
How to Water baby sun rose in Spring?
During spring, baby sun rose's growth phase begins as the weather start warming up. Due to increased photosynthesis and growth during this period, baby sun rose needs more water. The fundamental rule is to keep the soil evenly moist, not over-watered or under-watered. Make sure to water the plant deeply, enabling water to reach the root system. Moist soil will provide adequate hydration for new sprouts and sustained plant growth.
How to Water baby sun rose in Summer?
Baby sun rose is a drought-tolerant succulent flowering plant and thrives in full sunlight. In the summer's high temperatures, the soil of the baby sun rose dries out more quickly. Therefore, check the soil moisture more regularly. Wait until the top layer of the soil dries out before watering again. Overwatering during this season could result in root rot or fungal diseases.
How to Water baby sun rose in Autumn?
As autumn arrives, baby sun rose's growth slows down, reducing its water requirements. The cooler temperatures and less intense sunlight mean that the soil dries out less quickly. Thus, reduce the frequency of watering, ensuring the top soil has dried out before the next watering. This season, it is important to be cautious of overwatering, as it could lead to root and stem rot.
How to Water baby sun rose in Winter?
Baby sun rose enters its dormant stage during winter. Its water demands significantly decrease as growth processes generally slow down or stop. Water sparingly during this season as cool temperatures mixed with excess water could damage the plant and potentially cause root rot. The top layer of the soil should be completely dry before you water the plant.
What Expert Tips Can Enhance Baby Sun Rose Watering Routine?
Soil Moisture Probe
Using a soil moisture probe can help accurately assess the moisture level of the soil beyond just the surface. Insert the probe into the soil near the roots of the baby sun rose and check the reading. This will help determine if watering is necessary or if the soil has enough moisture.
Watering in the Morning
It is best to water the baby sun rose in the morning to allow the plant enough time to dry off before the cooler evening temperatures. This reduces the risk of fungal diseases and allows the plant's foliage to dry out completely.
Avoid Overwatering
One common mistake when caring for the baby sun rose is overwatering. The plant prefers well-draining soil, so ensure that excess water can freely drain out of the pot or the garden bed. Do not water the baby sun rose if the soil is still moist at least an inch below the surface.
Signs of Thirst
The baby sun rose will show signs of thirst when it starts to wilt slightly or its leaves appear droopy. This indicates that it needs water. However, be cautious not to wait too long to water, as the plant can become stressed and its blooms may suffer.
Signs of Overwatering
Overwatering the baby sun rose can lead to yellowing or wilting leaves, mushy stems, and root rot. Pay attention to any signs of root rot, such as a foul smell or blackening of the roots. Adjust watering accordingly to prevent these issues.
Watering during Heatwaves
During heatwaves, the baby sun rose may require more frequent watering to avoid dehydration. Check the moisture level of the soil more frequently and water thoroughly when needed. Consider providing some shade or protection from direct sunlight during extreme heat.
Watering during Extended Rain
When there is extended rainfall, the baby sun rose may not require additional watering as the soil may already be saturated. Monitor the moisture level using a moisture meter or by checking the soil's moisture content. Only water if the soil is dry at least an inch below the surface.
Watering in Stressful Conditions
If the baby sun rose is under stress due to factors such as transplantation or extreme weather conditions, it may require more frequent, but lighter, watering. This helps alleviate the stress and promotes root establishment or recovery.
Container Drainage
If growing the baby sun rose in a container, ensure that the pot has proper drainage holes to allow excess water to escape. Placing a layer of small stones or broken pottery at the bottom of the pot can also help improve drainage.
Mulching
Applying a layer of organic mulch around the base of the baby sun rose can help retain soil moisture and reduce evaporation. This can be especially beneficial in hot and dry climates or during drought periods.
Avoid Watering Overhead
Watering the baby sun rose from above with a sprinkler or watering can can lead to wet foliage, which increases the risk of fungal diseases. Instead, water the base of the plant at soil level to ensure the water reaches the roots effectively.
Considering Hydroponics? How to Manage a Water-Grown Baby Sun Rose?
Overview of Hydroponics
Baby sun rose is a plant that can be successfully grown using hydroponics, which is a method of cultivating plants without soil. Hydroponic systems provide a controlled environment where nutrients and water are directly provided to the plant's roots, leading to faster growth and higher yields.
Best Suited Hydroponic System
The nutrient film technique (NFT) system is well-suited for growing baby sun rose hydroponically. In this system, a thin film of nutrient-rich water continuously flows over the plant's roots, providing them with oxygen and essential nutrients while keeping them moist.

The nutrient film technique (NFT) system is well-suited for growing baby sun rose hydroponically.
Nutrient Solution Requirements
For optimal growth, baby sun rose prefers a balanced nutrient solution with a pH level ranging from 5.8 to 6.2. The concentrations of macronutrients (nitrogen, phosphorus, and potassium) should be adjusted according to the plant's growth stage. Regular monitoring and adjusting of the nutrient solution are necessary to maintain appropriate levels.
Common Challenges and Issues
When growing baby sun rose hydroponically, root rot can be a common issue. Ensuring proper oxygenation and avoiding over-watering are essential to prevent this. Nutrient imbalances can also occur, leading to stunted growth or nutrient deficiencies. Adjusting the nutrient solution composition based on the plant's needs and regularly monitoring nutrient levels can help mitigate these challenges. Additionally, baby sun rose requires adequate lighting for photosynthesis. Insufficient or excessive light intensity can negatively impact growth and development.
Monitoring Plant Health
Regularly inspect baby sun rose for signs of stress or nutrient deficiencies. These may include wilting, yellowing of leaves, or slow growth. Adjusting the nutrient solution and increasing or decreasing light intensity can often address these issues. Additionally, monitoring water temperature and root health is important to ensure the overall well-being of the plant.

Inspect baby sun rose for signs of stress or nutrient deficiencies, such as wilting, yellowing leaves, or slow growth.
Adjusting Hydroponic Environment
As baby sun rose progresses through different growth stages, adjustments to the hydroponic environment may be necessary. For example, during the vegetative stage, higher nitrogen concentrations in the nutrient solution promote leaf and stem development. As the plant transitions to the flowering stage, adjusting nutrient ratios to increase phosphorus and potassium levels can encourage blooming.

Adjust the hydroponic environment based on baby sun rose's growth stages and specific needs.
Nutrient Solution
Baby sun rose prefers a balanced nutrient solution with a pH level ranging from 5.8 to 6.2 for optimal growth.
Common Challenges
Root rot, nutrient imbalances, and light requirements are common challenges faced when growing baby sun rose hydroponically.
Important Symptoms
Overwatering Symptoms of Baby sun rose
Overwatering can easily lead to disease symptoms in Baby sun rose, as it has evolved mechanisms to survive drought conditions. For instance, the plant stores water in its tissues, closes its stomata, and reduces water loss. Symptoms of overwatering include yellowing leaves, brown or black spots, leaf rot...
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Brown or black spots
Excessive watering can damage the plant's root system, making it vulnerable to fungal infections. The plant may develop dark brown to black spots that spread upwards from the lower leaves which are usually the first to be affected.
Leaf rot
Overwatering can cause the leaves to become waterlogged, leading to rotting when the environment is humid.
Soft or mushy stems
Excess water can cause stems to become soft and mushy, as the cells become waterlogged and lose their structural integrity.
Root rot
Excess water in the soil can lead to the growth of harmful fungi and bacteria, causing the roots to rot and eventually kill the plant.
Increased susceptibility diseases
Overwatering plants may become more susceptible and diseases as their overall health declines, weakening their natural defenses.
Solutions
1. Adjust watering frequency based on seasons and soil dryness. Wait for soil to dry before watering.2. Increase soil aeration by loosening surface and gently stirring with a wooden stick or chopstick.3. Optimize environment with good ventilation and warmth to enhance water evaporation and prevent overwatering.
Underwatering Symptoms of Baby sun rose
For Baby sun rose, it is not prone to experiencing plant health issues due to lack of watering. However, it is possible to suffer from dehydration if watering is consistently forgotten for an extended period. Symptoms of dehydration include wilting, yellowing leaves, root damage...
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Wilting
Due to the dry soil and insufficient water absorption by the roots, the leaves of the plant will appear limp, droopy, and lose vitality.
Yellowing leaves
The leaves may begin to yellow or develop dry tips as a result of water stress and reduced nutrient uptake.
Root damage
Prolonged underwatering can cause root damage, making it difficult for the plant to absorb water even when it is available.
Loss of turgor pressure
When plants are underwatered, their cells lose water, causing a loss of turgor pressure. This can result in the plant appearing limp or deflated.
Slow growth
The plant may exhibit delayed development or slow growth due to not receiving enough water to support its growth.
Solutions
1. Thoroughly saturate soil with slow ring watering to ensure uniform and sufficient moisture for plants. 2. Increase air humidity with water trays or misting to slow leaf water evaporation. 3. Watering according to the recommended frequency.Adjust watering frequency based on seasons and soil dryness.
Watering Troubleshooting for Baby Sun Rose
Why are the leaves of my baby sun rose turning yellow?
Yellow leaves on your baby sun rose often indicate overwatering. This plant is a succulent, which means it's adapted to dry conditions and doesn't need too much water. Overwatering causes the roots to become waterlogged and oxygen-starved, leading to yellowed, wilting leaves. Reduce watering and ensure the plant's soil can drain effectively.
What should I do if the leaves of my baby sun rose are drying out or shriveling?
If the leaves of your baby sun rose are drying or shriveling, it may be a sign of underwatering or too much sun. Check if the soil is dry. If it is, water the plant thoroughly. However, make sure to water deeply and infrequently, allowing the soil to dry out between waterings. Adjust your watering schedule as needed.
Why does my baby sun rose have brown, mushy roots or stems?
Brown, mushy roots or stems often indicate root rot, which is usually a sign of overwatering. Baby sun rose requires well-draining soil to prevent water from standing in the pot. To fix this, you may need to repot the plant, remove the rotted roots, and use fresh, well-draining soil. Always let the soil dry out between waterings to prevent future occurrences.
How often should I water my baby sun rose?
The baby sun rose doesn't require too much water. Watering it once every 10 to 14 days during the warmer season should be sufficient. However, during cooler periods or in winter, you may need to water it even less often. Monitor the soil and only water when it's completely dry.
My baby sun rose is drooping despite regular watering, why is this happening?
Despite being a drought-tolerant plant, baby sun rose can still wilt due to under watering or overwatering. If the plant is watered too sparingly, it can dehydrate and wilt. If it's watered too frequently, it can lead to root rot, which also causes wilting. Adjust your watering schedule as per the plant's requirement and ensure it's in well-draining soil to avoid waterlogging.
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Watch how sunlight gracefully moves through your garden, and choose spots that provide the perfect balance of light and shade for your plants, ensuring their happiness.
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Baby sun rose thrives when exposed to the full intensity of the sun. It can also endure areas with moderate sunlight. Originating in coastal cliffs and sand dunes, this plant's growth and health are promoted by such light conditions. Overexposure or underexposure can lead to slow growth and may compromise its health.
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Artificial lighting
Indoor plants require adequate lighting for optimal growth. When natural sunlight is insufficient, particularly in winter or in less sunny spaces, artificial lights offer a vital solution, promoting faster, healthier growth.
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Indoor plants require adequate lighting for optimal growth. When natural sunlight is insufficient, particularly in winter or in less sunny spaces, artificial lights offer a vital solution, promoting faster, healthier growth.
1. Choose the right type of artificial light: LED lights are a popular choice for indoor plant lighting because they can be customized to provide the specific wavelengths of light that your plants need.
Full sun plants need 30-50W/sq ft of artificial light, partial sun plants need 20-30W/sq ft, and full shade plants need 10-20W/sq ft.
2. Determine the appropriate distance: Place the light source 12-36 inches above the plant to mimic natural sunlight.
3. Determine the duration: Mimic the length of natural daylight hours for your plant species. most plants need 8-12 hours of light per day.
Important Symptoms
Symptoms of Insufficient Light in %s
Baby sun rose is a beloved choice for indoor gardening, and they require strong light to thrive. However, when placed in rooms with suboptimal lighting, they may develop symptoms of light deficiency.
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Leggy or sparse growth
The spaces between leaves or stems of your baby sun rose may become longer, resulting in a thin and stretched-out appearance. This can make the plant look sparse and weak, and it may easily break or lean due to its own weight.
Impact on flowering and fruiting
Your plant may not show obvious abnormalities due to insufficient sunlight, but it can have adverse effects on future flowering and fruiting.
Slower or no new growth
Baby sun rose enters a survival mode when light conditions are poor, which leads to a halt in leaf production. As a result, the plant's growth becomes delayed or stops altogether.
Solutions
1. To ensure optimal growth, gradually move plants to a sunnier location each week, until they receive at least 6 hours of direct sunlight daily. Use a south-facing window and keep curtains open during the day for maximum sunlight exposure and nutrient accumulation.2. To provide additional light for your plant, consider using artificial light if it's large or not easily movable. Keep a desk or ceiling lamp on for at least 8 hours daily, or invest in professional plant grow lights for ample light.
Symptoms of Excessive light in %s
Baby sun rose require strong light to thrive, and some are remarkably resilient to sun exposure, rarely suffering from sunburn.
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Chlorosis
Chlorosis is a condition where the plant's leaves lose their green color and turn yellow. This is due to the breakdown of chlorophyll from excessive sunlight, which negatively affects the plant's ability to photosynthesize.
Sunscald
Sunscald occurs when the plant's leaves or stems are damaged by intense sunlight exposure. It appears as pale, bleached, or necrotic areas on the plant tissue and can reduce the plant's overall health.
Leaf Curling
Leaf curling is a symptom where leaves curl or twist under extreme sunlight conditions. This is a defense mechanism used by the plant to reduce its surface area exposed to sunlight, minimizing water loss and damage.
Wilting
Wilting occurs when a plant loses turgor pressure and its leaves and stems begin to droop. Overexposure to sunlight can cause wilting by increasing the plant's water loss through transpiration, making it difficult for the plant to maintain adequate hydration.
Leaf Scorching
Leaf scorching is a symptom characterized by the appearance of brown, dry, and crispy edges or patches on leaves due to excessive sunlight. This can lead to a reduction in photosynthetic capacity and overall plant health.
Solutions
1. Move your plant to the optimal position where it can receive abundant sunlight but also have some shade. An east-facing window is an ideal choice as the morning sunlight is gentler. This way, your plant can enjoy ample sunlight while reducing the risk of sunburn.2. It is recommended to trim off any completely dehydrated or withered parts of the plant.
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Just like people, each plant has its own preferences. Learn about your plants' temperature needs and create a comforting environment for them to flourish. As you care for your plants, your bond with them will deepen. Trust your intuition as you learn about their temperature needs, celebrating the journey you share. Lovingly monitor the temperature around your plants and adjust their environment as needed. A thermometer can be your ally in this heartfelt endeavor. Be patient and gentle with yourself as you explore your plants' temperature needs. Cherish your successes, learn from challenges, and nurture your garden with love, creating a haven that reflects the warmth of your care.
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The baby sun rose prefers a warm climate with a native growth environment of hot, arid regions. It has a temperature preference ranging from 68 to 100 ℉ (20 to 38 ℃). In the summer, it can tolerate higher temperatures, but in winter, it's recommended to keep it at around 60 to 70 ℉ (15 to 21 ℃) to avoid damage due to frost.
Regional wintering strategies
Baby sun rose is a heat-loving plant that gradually stops growing and enters a dormant state during the winter. When the outdoor temperature drops below {Tolerable_growing_temperature_min}, it should be moved indoors for cultivation. Choose a location near a south-facing window to provide as much sunlight as possible. If there is insufficient natural light, supplemental lighting can be used. When the temperature falls below {Suitable_growth_temperature_min}, the plant's growth slows down, and watering should be reduced or stopped to prevent root rot. For Baby sun rose grown outdoors, watering should be completely halted during low temperatures. If feasible, you can set up a temporary greenhouse for insulation or use materials such as plastic film or fabric to wrap the plant during cold temperatures.
Important Symptoms
Symptoms of Low Temperature in Baby sun rose
Baby sun rose thrives in high temperatures and is not tolerant of low temperatures. It grows best when the temperature is above {Suitable_growth_temperature_min}. During winter, it should be kept above {Tolerable_growing_temperature_min}. When the temperature falls below {Limit_growth_temperature}, the plant may become weak, wilt, and be prone to root rot. In cases of mild frost damage, there may not be any initial symptoms, but after a week, the plant will gradually wither.
Solutions
Trim off the frostbitten areas, paying attention to whether the roots have rotted. If the roots have rotted, they need to be cut off, and the plant can be propagated through cuttings. Immediately move indoors to a warm environment and place the plant near a south-facing window to ensure ample sunlight. If there is insufficient light, you can use supplemental lighting.
Symptoms of High Temperature in Baby sun rose
During summer, Baby sun rose should be kept below {Suitable_growth_temperature_max}. When the temperature exceeds {Tolerable_growing_temperature_max}, the plant's growth will cease, it will experience water loss, wilting, and becomes more susceptible to sunburn.
Solutions
Remove the sunburned and rotten parts. Shield the plant from afternoon sunlight until it recovers and starts growing again. For plants with root rot, stop watering until new roots begin to emerge.
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