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Echeveria Genus

 

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General Needs

  • LightFull sun
  • HardinessFrost tender (min 5°C)
  • SoilWell drained, Poor quality
  • WaterSemi-moist

Description

Echeveria genus. These are rosette, evergreen perennial succulents from semi-desert areas. They are grown for their striking autumn and winter colour.

Characteristics

Deciduous or Evergreens, Succulents

Origin

Semi-desert areas in Texas, USA

Interest and use

Grown for their long-lasting flowers.

Cultivation

They are frost tender, min 5-7C, and will need a sunny position with good ventilation and very well drained soil.

Propagation

Propagation is by seeds, stem or leaf cuttings, division or offsets in the spring or summer.

Pests, diseases or disorders

Prone to greenfly, vine weevil larvae and mealy bugs.

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