Echeveria setosa var. ciliata (Moran) Moran
Echeveria setosa is an evergreen succulent with numerous offsets in older plants. It is up to 2 inches (5 cm) tall, with almost stemless rosettes up to 6 inches (15 cm) in diameter, of spoon-shaped, green leaves up to 2 inches (5 cm long) and up to 0.8 inch (2 cm) wide, covered in white hairs. Echeveria setosa var. ciliata is a broader leaved plant, with somewhat fewer bristles at the edges of the green leaves. The flowers are red in color with yellow tips and produced on up to 12 inches (30 cm) long stalks.
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 Echeverias are susceptible to mealy bugs. As with all succulents, careful watering habits and plenty of light will help ensure success.
Most Echeverias 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 potting soil for succulents 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
Echeveria setosa var. ciliata is native to Mexico (Puebla).
Forms, Cultivars and Hybrids
- Back to genus Echeveria
- Succulentopedia: Browse succulents by Scientific Name, Common Name, Genus, Family, USDA Hardiness Zone, Origin, or cacti by Genus
Subscribe to Receive News and Updates from World of Succulents: