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Echeveria ‘Pollux’ – Succulent Plant

Product contains:

  • Echeveria ‘Pollux’ (6 inch or above)
  • Plastic pot/ Terracotta pot

790.00 840.00

Estimated delivery date 2022/12/14
1,290.00 for 3 item(s)

Description

  • The rosettes grow upto 8 inches in diameter.
  • The natural wax coating on the leaves gives them a soft pastel look.
  • The flowers are bell shape, usually appear in summer on a stalk.
  • Echeveria Pollux is a hybrid that belongs to the family of Crassulaceae.
  • Although they are fairly drought tolerant, they will become more spectacular with regular deep watering and fertilising.
  • The hybrids tend to be less tolerant of frost and shade.
  • This succulent plant develops a short stem with age and can produce flowers in spring.

Plant specification

Common Name Echeveria Pollux
Maximum Reachable Height
Flower Colour orange-red
Bloom Time Late spring and early summer
Difficulty Level Easy to grow

Planting And Care

Sunlight

  • Full to partial sun is the best for its growth.
  • Good for growing outdoors.
  •  In a cold area, it is better to plant Pollux in an indoor environment.

Soil

  • Soil should be well drain and porus.

Watering

  • Poke your finger/plain small stick into the soil to check the moisture.
  • Apply 1 cup (Approx. 50 ml) water when the top soil (3-4 inch) in pot feels dry to touch.
  • Apply water probably in the morning or evening time.
  • Do not overwater the plant.
  • As a rule of thumb, water the plant thoroughly in the summer and reduce watering in winter and rainy season.

Application of fertilizer

  • Before application of fertilizer loosen the topsoil without disturbing the roots of the plant so it can uptake the nutrients and moisture.
  • During the main growing season (January-March) feed the plant with organic fertilizer once a month.
  • Apply water immediately after application of fertilizer.

Plant Protection

  • Remove dead, infected or damaged plant parts and discard them away from the plants.
  • For any insect attack or disease, you can use Neem oil, Eucalyptus oil or Citrus oil spray for primary treatment.

Don’ts

  • Do not over water the succulent especially when pot does not have drainage holes.
  • Keep away from the AC Vents.
  • Do not apply water on plant leaves.

Initial care for 1-2 weeks after receiving plant at your location.

  • Check the moisture in the soil before watering it.
  • Poke your finger into the soil, if dry then apply water.
  • Keep the plant in indirect light.
  • Do not re-pot immediately after receiving it.

Ornamental uses

  • Suitable for container, rock garden and xeriscaping.

 

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Disclaimer : The image is for reference purposes only. The actual product may vary in shape or appearance based on climate, age, height, etc.

 

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