Echeveria 'Latte Rose'
Brown Ghost Plant
Echeveria 'Latte Rose' is a beautiful succulent that forms tight, usually solitary rosettes of pale greenish-brown leaves with a slight rose-pink hue, somewhat similar to the color of coffee with cream. The rosette can reach up to 10 inches (25 cm) in diameter and has the characteristic incurved leaves with a short sharp point typical of Echeveria lilacina. Still, they are slightly thicker with reddish margins and a tip more in line with Echeveria agavoides.
Flowering has not been observed to date
USDA hardiness zone 9a to 11b: from 20 °F (−6.7 °C) to 50 °F (+10 °C).
How to Grow and Care
Most 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. Finally, 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, ensure the soil is dry before repotting, then gently remove the pot. Knock away the old soil from the roots, removing any rotted or dead roots. Treat any cuts with a fungicide.
See more at How to Grow and Care for Echeveria.
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