Echeveria Mix - 10.5cm

SKU: 425445
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Product Description

Echeveria are very popular succulents that grow in attractive rosettes with beautiful leaves in a variety of colors and sometimes stunning flowers. These plants have been extensively hybridized, so in addition to the main species, there are many varieties that have been specially bred for interesting leaf form and color.

Product Details

Material
Plastic
Additional information
Most of the common Echeveria species are not complicated succulents to grow, provided you follow a few basic rules. First, be careful never to let water sit in the rosette as it can cause rot or fungal diseases that will kill the plant. Additionally, remove dead leaves from the bottom of the plant as it grows. These dead leaves provide a haven for pests, and Echeveria are susceptible to mealy bugs. As with all succulents, careful watering habits and plenty of light will help ensure success.
Care instructions
Echeveria are easy to keep plants so don't overwater them. Remove dead foliage.
Colour of foliage
Green, purple, almost white, green with red edges.
Feeding instructions
Feed with a controlled-release fertilizer in the beginning of the season or weekly with a weak liquid solution. Use a balanced 20-20-20 fertilizer at 1/4 strength on mature plants, and a fertilizer with less nitrogen on young plants.
Planting instructions
Repot as needed, preferably during the warm season. To repot a succulent, make sure the soil is dry before repotting, then gently remove the pot. Knock away the old soil from the roots, making sure to remove any rotted or dead roots in the process. Treat any cuts with a fungicide. Place the plant in its new pot and backfill with potting soil, spreading the roots out as you repot. Leave the plant dry for a week or so, then begin to water lightly to reduce the risk of root rot.
Rate of growth
Average
Soil type
A well-drained succulent mix, with an ideal pH around 6.0 (slightly acidic).
Sowing period
None
Watering instructions
Can survive on very little water
Latin name
Echeveria cultivars
Eventual height
12-15cm
Eventual width
10-13cm
Scent
Unscented
Pot size
10.5cm
Room temperature
Prefers average summer temps (65 degrees F - 70 degrees F). In winter, cool to 50 degrees F.
Room position
Full sun. Perfect for a sunny window.
Also available in
Different pot sizes; 5.5cm, 8.5cm, 12cm, 15cm, 17cm, 21cm, 23cm , Arrangements, Added value
Diameter
13cm
Capacity
1L

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