Echeveria agavoides ‘Macabeana’
Echeveria agavoides ‘Macabeana’ is a succulent plant that forms a large, up to 14 inches (35 cm) wide, tight rosette of fleshy, pale whitish-green leaves, smooth and rather shining. This plant is not a form of Echeveria agavoides, but a hybrid with probably E. agavoides as one parent. In the 20th century it has been distributed on the European continent as Echeveria agavoides var. corderoyi.
USDA hardiness zone 9b to 11b: from 25 °F (−3.9 °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 Echeveria 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… – See more at: How to Grow and Care for Echeveria
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