SUCCULENTS BOX SEPTEMBER 2019 CARE GUIDE

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Succulents Box September 2019 Care Guide

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New month comes with new surprise! Here is our selection for an awesome September subscription box ❤

ECHEVERIA MINIMAEcheveria Minima Succulent

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 Echeveria Minima is native to Mexico. It is a cute miniature Echeveria that freely produces offets, forming tight clumps of lovely little rosettes. Echeveria Minima has short chubby silvery blue leaves tipped with pink or deep purple.

 In late spring, it produces orange bell shaped flowers.

 All of the plants will be shipped bare root.

 Full Sun.

 Cactus potting mix.

 Feed every 2 weeks

 Avoid letting water sit for too long in the rosette to prevent rot and fungal diseases. 

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

 

ECHEVERIA FLEUR BLANC

Echeveria Fleur Blanc Succulent

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 Echeveria Fleur Blanc grows as an adorable rosette with a wonderful pale green colouring, once potted up it will produce new offsets each one capable of producing beautiful jewel-like bright orange flowers.

 All of the plants will be shipped bare root

 Bright Indirect Sunlight. 

 Water succulent when soil is dry 2" deep- usually once a week 

 Fast draining soil. Cactus/Succulent mix is best. 

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

 Generally non-toxic to humans and animals

 

CRASSULA HIGH VOLTAGE

Crassula Rupetris High Voltage

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 Crassula Rupetris High Voltage is a branching succulent with triangular leaves that develop pink to red edges in bright sunlight. It has a branching habit and can get leggy. Cutting it back will allow the plant to grow fuller as two new branches will grow from every cut.

 Crassula High Voltage is drought tolerant but cannot tolerate frost.

 They have many colors from green to yellow or from pink to red in bright sunlight. It displays white or pink flowers in spring or early summer.

 All of the plants will be shipped bare root.

 Full sun.

 Well-Drained, Porous, Gritty. Optimal pH is around 6.0 (slightly acidic).

 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 in the winter.

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

 You can propagate Crassula High Voltage by division, offsets or leaf cuttings. The easiest way is to propagate from a single leaf: put the leaf in a succulent or cacti mix, then cover until it sprouts.

 

CRASSULA BABY NECKLACE

Crassula Baby Necklace Succulent

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 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.

  It can grow up to 6″-12″ (tall). Crassulas are commonly grown in the quartz stone fields.

 They have wonderful trailing stems for hanging baskets. They can grow up so fast in succulent's garden or window sill.

 All of the plants will be shipped bare root.

 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. 

 You can propagate Crassula Baby Necklace by division, offsets or leaf cuttings. The easiest way is to propagate from a single leaf: put the leaf in a succulent or cacti mix, then cover until it sprouts.