Collections: Succulents & cactus

Sempervivum Sunset

Botanical name:

S.N : Sempervivum Sunset

C.N : Sunset Hen and Chick, Hens and Chick

Category of plant: Cactus and Succulents

Sempervivum Sunset Plant description:

  •  Sempervivum Sunset (Hens and Chick) is a fast-growing evergreen succulent plant, flushes fully red in winter and then produces lots of new offsets each spring
  • These are tiny succulents producing rosettes of juicy, fleshy dark green leaves. 
  • Also referred to as "Hens and Chicks," the Sempervivum Sunset  produces multiple  offspring which can be separated from the parents and can be grown separately.  
  • These tiny succulents are arranged in a rose like structures with green leaves and red margins. 
  • The usually broad fleshy leaves have waxy, velvety, or powdery surfaces become red-edged in bright sunlight.
  • Due to their compact symmetrical leaf rosettes and prominent stalked inflorescence (flower cluster), Sempervivum Sunset plants is a popular indoor and outdoor plant. 

Sempervivum Sunset Climatic condition and soil type: 

1. Sempervivum Sunset plants cannot tolerate the soggy or water logged condition of the soil.

2. Grow best in the bright direct sunlight.

3. It requires well drained and moist soil. 

4. Cannot tolerate freezing temperatures. Keep them indoors during winters. 

Plant habit: Semi erect, Branches spreading type

Plant Specifications: 

  • Height

4"-12" / 10.2cm - 30.5cm

  • Width

6"-12" / 15.2cm - 30.5cm

Pot sizes: 3''

Sempervivum Sunset Plant Care:

1. Watering Sempervivum Sunset twice a week in summers and springs and less in winters.
2. Allow the pot soil to dry out completely between watering.

3. It’s better to underwater Sempervivum Sunset than overwater them.
4. Soil moisture should always be monitored to check the hydration level.

Sempervivum Sunset Plant protection: 

1. Use any organic manures once or twice a month during the growing season.
2. For best growth, farmyard manure, vermi-compost or Boon(19:19:19)@5 gram/litre of water can be used.

Sempervivum Sunset Special Features: 

  • Sempervivum Sunset is a highly attractive rosette-shaped houseplant that thrives in humidity with little care and maintenance.
  • With its air purifying quality, it is a true eye-catcher in every interior.
  • Along with adding charm to the interior, Sempervivum is easy to separate and grow.
  • Great in containers and rock gardens.

Note: Plant comes with germination pot. The image is for representation purpose only. The actual product may vary in height, shape, or appearance.

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