All About Succulents

Echeveria

Posted by Katarina Ftackova on

Echeveria is one of the most popular succulent genera out there. The rosette shape and variety of colours has made it a go to plant to beautify gardens and pots. The Origins of Echeveria This large genus of flowering, succulent plants originates from Central America, South America and Mexico. They are mostly found in semi-deserts and with their fleshy leaves are equipped for long periods without rain. Nowadays, there are many hybrids created by enthusiast and botanists by cross pollinating Echeverias with succulents of another genus, such as Agave or with other Echeveria species. Characteristics Echeverias typically grow in a rosette...

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Caring For Succulents- Misconceptions and Myths

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Over the years of growing and selling succulents, I have heard many misconceptions and myths people have about these intriguing plants and how to care for them. Number 1: You can't kill succulents While caring for succulents is, for the most part, easy and they really are very hardy plants, succulents can most certainly be killed. Even if you have a green thumb.  A succulent is a plant that has the ability to store water in leaves and stems. Due to this, they can cope with hot weather and very little water. In autumn and winter hardly any extra water,...

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