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Co Ngoc stone lotus has a small size, elegant and luxurious color. This succulent plant also brings good luck – bringing jade as their name suggests. Let’s learn about the meaning and how to plant and care for this special succulent plant together with the Green Tree Blog! Stone lotus Co Ngoc (scientific name: Bergeranthus vespertinus) is a species of stone lotus originating from distant South Africa. Common names for this plant are Mesembryanthemum Vespertinum, Bergeranthus Jamesil, Bergeranthus Longisepalus. The plant belongs to the genus Bergeranthus, family Aizoaceae.
Uses and meanings
Co Ngoc stone lotus is used to place on the desk, decorate the living room, coffee shop. The color as well as the small size of the tree help bring elegance and aesthetics to your living or working space.
In addition, Co Ngoc Stone Lotus also brings many lucky meanings to tree owners. The yellow flowers represent fortune, favorable conditions in business and career. So every time the tree blooms, it is a sign of good things to come.
How to take care
Co Ngoc stone lotus can grow normally in harsh environments. So how to take care of the plant is very simple, does not need too much time.
However, if you want the plant to grow well as well as to be able to flower regularly, do not ignore the following notes.
Water the plants
You can water the Stone Lotus Co Ngoc all year round. But the amount of water for irrigation should not be too much to avoid overwatering.
You can plant Co Ngoc Stone Lotus outdoors or indoors, such as: desk, bedroom, living room, balcony, …
Note that it is necessary to keep the Co Ngoc Stone Lotus in a cool space with good light and ventilation, and especially in the summer, it is necessary to avoid direct sunlight exposure, which can be left in the shade.
Stone lotus will grow well in loose, well-drained soil. The best suggestion for you is to use a soil mixture consisting of: coal slag, perlite, rice husk ash in the ratio 2: 1: 2.
Add grinding stone to the potting mix so that the plants can increase the drainage of the plants.
Fertilizer for plants
You do not need to use too much fertilizer for plants. Fertilizer can be periodically applied weekly or monthly. Or you can fertilize when the plant shows signs of underdevelopment, the green color of the leaves is pale. Note that only special fertilizers should be used for succulents to grow well. Specifically, you can use organic pellets of bat droppings. This is a slow release fertilizer. Produced completely from natural ingredients: 39% organic ingredients, effective N-P-K in the ratio of 2-2.9%-3.3% along with essential trace elements. They promote strong plant growth and more flowering.
This succulent propagation is also very easy. Here are the two most commonly used:
Using seeds You can use seeds sown in pots with a diameter of about 14 cm. Our advice is to sow the seeds in the spring. You can collect seeds directly from mature plants. When the flower fades, there will be fruit and you will separate the seed. Note that cleaning seeds and drying them properly can be stored and used for a long time.
Or you can also buy directly at the store.
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