Cremnophila linguifolia (Lemaire) Moran
Anacampseros linguifolia, Cotyledon linguaefolia, Cotyledon linguifolia, Echeveria linguifolia, Pachyphytum lingua
Cremnophila linguifolia is a succulent plant with fibrous roots and branches with rosettes of 15 to 25 green and not glaucous leaves with rounded margins. The rosettes are up to 7 inches (17.5 cm) in diameter. Leaves are up to 3.6 inches (9 cm) long and 2.2 inches (5.5 cm) wide. The inflorescences are particularly long and horizontal or pendent. Flowers are white or greenish.
USDA hardiness zones 10a to 11b: from 30 °F (−1.1 °C) to 50 °F (+10 °C).
How to Grow and Care
Most of the common Echeveria species are not complicated succulents to grow, provided you follow a few basic rules. First, be careful never to let water sit in the rosette as it can cause rot or fungal diseases that will kill the plant. Additionally, remove dead leaves from the bottom of the plant as it grows. These dead leaves provide a haven for pests, and Echeverias are susceptible to mealy bugs. As with all succulents, careful watering habits and plenty of light will help ensure success.
Most Echeveria can be easily propagated from leaf cuttings, although a few are better from seeds or stem cuttings. To propagate a leaf cutting, place the individual leaf in a succulent or cacti mix and cover the dish until the new plant sprouts.
Repot as needed, preferably during the warm season. To repot 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.
See more at: How to Grow and Care for Echeveria
This species is native to Mexico.
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