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December 2020 Succulent Subscription Box Care Guide

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December 2020 Succulent Subscription Box Care Guide

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It's the last month of 2020!!! And for our last succulent subscription box this year, we have Echeveria Emerald Ripple, Echeveria Subalpina Var. Perote, Sedum Donkey's Tail, Aeonium Kiwi Haworthia. 

 

1. Echeveria Emerald Ripple

Echeveria Emerald Ripple Rosette Succulent

 

Echeveria 'Emerald Ripple' aka 'Ron Evans' (Van Keppel): A charming hybrid of E. setosa x E. amoena. It has shiny, apple green leaves that are packed together in a tight, cupped rosette. It offsets readily and develops into a tidy clump.

 Water during the summer and spring, making sure it has good drainage. Reduce water in the winter as excess water can damage the plant.

 Full sun or partial shade.

 From stem cuttings or leaf cuttings during spring-autumn

USDA Zone 9b: to -3.8 °C (25 °F)
USDA Zone 10a: to -1.1 °C (30 °F)
USDA Zone 10b: to 1.7 °C (35 °F)
USDA Zone 11: above 4.5 °C (40 °F)

 

2. Echeveria Subalpina Var. Perote

Echeveria Subalpina Var Perote Rosette Succulent Plant

 

Echeveria Subalpine var. Perote: A lovely species of slender, pointed leaves that tend to stand upright. The rosette is a soft blue color and can get a slight pink blush to the leaf tips when grown in bright sun. The leaves are coated with a powdery, natural wax that protects the plant in full sun and gives it a frosty look.

 Water during the summer and spring, making sure it has good drainage. Reduce water in the winter as excess water can damage the plant.

 It need bright sunlight to maintain their colors and compact rosette form

 From stem cuttings or leaf cuttings during spring-autumn

USDA Zone 10a: to -1.1 °C (30 °F)
USDA Zone 10b: to 1.7 °C (35 °F)

 

3. Sedum Donkey's Tail

Sedum Donkey's Tail Trailing Succulent Plant

 

Sedum Burrito, also known as Burro's Tail or Donkey's Tail Succulent, is native to Mexico. It is an easy-to-grow perennial succulent and can tolerate any types of soil with good drainage. It has rounded and fleshy silver-green leaves that are densely packed on hanging stems.

Detailed care guide here

 

4. Aeonium Kiwi Haworthia

Aeonium Haworthii Kiwi Succulent Plant

 

Aeonium Percarneum (Aeonium "Kiwi") is a drought tolerant succulent with branches of variegated, pointed leaves. Its leaves can have up to 4 colors when grown in ideal condition: green, yellow, white, and red. It grows up to 8 inches and produces bell-shaped flowers in winter. It goes dormant in the summer and grows best in cool shade/ winter time.

 Full Sun, Partial Sun.

 Porous and well-drained sandy soil.

 In winter, water thoroughly when soil is dry to the touch, then let drain completely. Avoid letting water sit for too long in the soil to prevent rot and fungal diseases. Reduce watering to a minimum in summer when the plant goes dormant.

 You can propagate Aeonium Kiwi from leaf cuttings taken when the plant is in its active period.

 Generally non-toxic to humans and animals

USDA Zone from 9a: -6.6 °C (20 °F) to 11: above 4.5 °C (40 °F).

 

 

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