Sinningia leucotricha
Sinningia leucotricha
Sinningia leucotricha
Sinningia leucotricha
Sinningia leucotricha
Sinningia leucotricha
Sinningia leucotricha
Sinningia leucotricha
Sinningia leucotricha
Sinningia leucotricha

Sinningia leucotricha is a unique caudex-forming perennial succulent. Having its origin in Brazil, this rounded tuber herb is commonly known as Brazilian edelweiss. It belongs to the Gesneriaceae family and is noted for having a short stem bearing silver-green paired leaves with lots of hair on them. When young, the white hair is thickly based on the leaves giving it a furry look. Between Spring to Summer, the Sinningia leucotricha plant flowers into fragrant tubular orange-red blooms. This plant grows perpendicular reaching a height of 30 cm but goes dormant in winters. It is slightly frost-hardy and prefers shaded sunlight for healthy growth.

Growth Rate
This plant is slow-growing.

The Brazilian edelweiss blooms between spring to summer. The flowers are tubular and fragrant with a characteristic orange-red color.

Watering and Feeding
The best way of Brazilian edelweiss care is by keeping the plant misted when growing. It is a seasonal plant; hence, the foliage will die before the dormant season. At this time, keep it misted so that the tubers do not get dry and die. When young leaves start to appear, you need to water them regularly. The water should not be cold. Pro-tip for Sinningia leucotricha care is to ensure that you water the soil and not the plant.

The Sinningia leucotricha soil should be well-drained. It prefers sandy, loamy soil.

The hardiness zone of this succulent is 10a to 11b. It is slightly frost-hardy and tolerates a temperature range from 30° to 45° F (-1.1° to 7.2° C).

Sinningia leucotricha prefers shaded sunlight. A part of the Sinningia leucotricha indoor care routine is to give them the early morning sun or late afternoon sun.

The best propagation method is from Sinningia leucotricha seeds or cuttings of the caudex or leaves. The seed germination method is pretty easy. Simply sow them in well-drained soil and ensure enough humidity.

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Sinningia leucotricha

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If you live in a cold climate and are expecting temperatures below 40 degrees within the next five days after placing your order, we highly recommend adding a heat pack to your order. If you do not order a heat pack, we do not send one with your order.



To prevent plants from freezing while in transit, orders placed for areas with extreme severe freezing temperatures will be held for shipment until it is safe to ship.

Plants that are in 3.5" pots and smaller will be shipped in its pot to prevent any damage to the roots. Any plant that is larger than a 3.5" pot WILL NOT come with a pot as it will be shipped bare root.

Depending on the species and season, you will receive a very similar plant to the one in the picture. It may or may not be blooming at the time of your purchase.

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