Echeveria ‘Tippy’- Succulent
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Echeveria Perle Von Nurnberg : Succulent Plant-38%
Echeveria ‘Tippy’ is an evergreen succulent forming a very pretty rosette, 6 in. across (15 cm), packed with fleshy, pale blue-green leaves adorned with prominent rose pointy tips. This Echeveria offsets readily and is perfect for containers and rock gardens. Its orange bell-shaped flowers are prized by hummingbirds.
It is a succulent plant that forms beautiful rosettes of bluish- green leaves with prominent pink tips, hence the name. The rosettes grow upto 6 inches in diameter
How to grow and maintain the plant
It thrives best in full sun to light shade. In indoor an east or west-facing window where they receive four to six hours of sunlight is ideal.
It grows well in a well-drained succulent mix, with an ideal pH around 6.0 (slightly acidic) or an equal part sharp sand with all-purpose potting mix.
Water Echeveria plant regularly during the summer and spring. keep the soil evenly moist but not soggy. You can allow the topsoil to become slightly dry between each watering. Reduce water in the winter.
Fertilize every two weeks from spring through fall with 2-7-7 liquid manure diluted by half.
Re-pot as needed, preferably during the warm season. To re-pot, 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 re-pot. Leave the plant dry for a week or so, then begin to water lightly to reduce the risk of root rot.
Pests and Diseases:
It has no serious pest or disease problems. Mealybugs can be a problem, and if dead leaves are not expelled from the plant, it can attract other insect pests or have problems with fungus.
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