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MARCH 2023 SUCCULENT SUBSCRIPTION BOX CARE GUIDE

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MARCH 2023 SUCCULENT SUBSCRIPTION BOX CARE GUIDE

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Our March box featuring Crassula Baby Necklace, Haworthia CooperiEcheveria Perle Von Nurnberg, Aeonium Kiwi, and Tillandsia Bulbosa Belize

1. Crassula Baby Necklace

 Crassula Baby Necklace is a special plant which has small rounded and tightly stacked leaves. It has many colors similar to a string of beads on a necklace. Therefore, it is also known as ‘String of Buttons’, with Crassula rupestris ssp.

 Produces yellow flowers in the fall.

 Full Sun, Sun to Partial Shade, Light Shade.

 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.

 Porous and well-drained. Optimal pH is around 6.0 (slightly acidic).

 Average summer temperatures from 65ºF/18ºC to 70ºF/21ºC are ideal. In winter, it can survive temperatures as low as 50ºF/10ºC

 Feed with a controlled-release fertilizer at the beginning of the growing season.

2. Haworthia Cooperia

 Haworthia Cooperi is a slowly growing, low succulent plant. It grow in clumps of small rosettes of tiny, fleshy, light green leaves, up to 2 inches (5 cm) long. Its short stem produces many leaves that are just long enough to reach the soil surface, the transparent tips allowing light into the factory below.

 When flowering in spring to summer, it bears a peduncle simple inflorescence (up to 12 inches (30 cm) long) of whitish flowers.

 Bright, indirect light, partial shade.

 Porous, well-drained potting mix with sand, pumice or decomposed granite.

 Water only when soil is dry to the touch. Let drain completely after each watering.

 Offsets (New plants are freely produced basally between the leaves)

3. Echeveria Perle Von Nurnberg

 This succulent is a beautifully colored Echeveria Perle Von Nurnberg. The plant is a hybrid of E. Gibbiflora v. Metallica and E. Potosina.

 Produces orange flowers in the summer into fall.

 Full Sun, Partial Sun, bright light with ample airflow.

 Porous soil with adequate drainage.

 Water thoroughly when soil is dry to the touch. Avoid letting water sit for too long in the rosette to prevent rot and fungal diseases.

 Protect from frost.

 Dead leaves should be removed from the plant as soon as possible to ward off pests.

 Generally non-toxic to humans and animals

4. Aeonium Kiwi

 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

5. Tillandsia Bulbosa Belize 

 Tillandsia Bulbosa Belize is an air plant with long twisting curly leaves grown from a large bulbous base. The leaves can turn from green to bright red when the Bulbosa is about to bloom beautiful tubular bright purple flowers. 

 All of the plants will be shipped bare root.

 Bright filtered light.

 Frequent misting several times a week is necessary, especially during its growing season in the summer. Bulbosa will also benefit from a soaking bath every month. Give it a little shake off afterwards to make sure water doesn't collect in the bottom leaves to prevent rot.

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