Echeveria 'Lemon Rose' is a small plant that adds beauty to any space, particularly when planted in a pot due to its suckering habit.
Echeveria 'Lemon Rose'
Echeveria 'Lemon Rose' is probably a Korean hybrid of unknown parentage.
Echeveria 'Lemon Rose' is a beautiful succulent that forms rosettes of glaucous green, spoon-shaped leaves that take on a lovely lemony hue as they mature. The plant produces offsets freely as it grows, forming dense clusters, with the central rosette becoming the largest and most dominant.
Despite its beauty, this plant has not been observed to flower.
How to Grow and Care for Echeveria 'Lemon Rose'
Light: Echeveria 'Lemon Rose' requires full sun to partial shade for optimal growth. Therefore, place it near the brightest window in your home. In addition, if you are moving the plant outside in spring, do it gradually and avoid exposure to intense afternoon sun.
Soil: Having soil that drains quickly is most important for growing a healthy succulent. While many growers prefer to create their own soil mix, commercial soil for succulents will work fine.
Temperature: High temperatures are not a problem as long as there is plenty of fresh air, but Echeveria 'Lemon Rose' is a tender succulent and must be brought indoors if there is a risk of freezing temperatures. It grows best in USDA Plant Hardiness Zones 10a to 11b, with average minimum winter temperatures ranging from 30 to 50 °F (-1.1 to 10 °C).
Watering: During the growing season, the "soak and dry" method is the preferred schedule for this plant. Water deeply and then let the soil completely dry out before watering again. Water sparingly during the winter, only enough to keep the plant from shriveling. Above all, if you have a saucer under the pot, do not forget to empty the excess water.
Fertilizing: Although it can grow well without fertilizer, the plant may benefit from extra nutrients. Feed only during the growing season and use a water-soluble fertilizer diluted to half the recommended strength.
Repotting: If growing it in a container, repot as needed in spring or early summer, but ensure the soil is dry before you start. Also, always use a container with drainage holes.
Propagation: Echeveria 'Lemon Rose' can be propagated in the spring by leaves or offsets.
Learn more at How to Grow and Care for Echeveria.
Toxicity of Echeveria 'Lemon Rose'
Echeveria 'Lemon Rose' has no reported toxic effects and is safe for growing around children and pets.
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