Echeveria: Identification, plant Growth and reproduction

Learn about the plant

Genus of around 150 varieties of evergreen and occasionally deciduous succulents and subshrubs from free of moisture, often semi-wilderness regions in The state of texas, Mexico, and from Central America to Andes. Typically the most popular Echeverias can be a reduced scattering perennial succulent using a basal rosette type. Results in really are a light blue-green and rose stalk appear in summer with pink and yellow-colored blooms.

Plant growth conditions

Typical heat from springtime to fall – minimal 50 F in the wintertime. Semi-hue or bright light-weight. Some shade in the summertime may be essential. Grow in the common cactus potting combine.

Always keep rich compost wet at all times. During winter h2o very infrequently, as soon as every 1-2 months. No requirement to mist the results in.

Plant reproduction

Cuttings root quickly. Acquire stem cuttings, offsets, or leaf cuttings in springtime or summer time. It is vital to permit the cuttings dry for a while before placing in rich compost. Drinking water very sparingly and never protects with polythene or cup. Another propagation technique is seed planting – germination heat (61-66 F, 16-19 C)