Echeveria 'Suyon Variegata' is a small, rosette-forming plant with stunning colors that vary depending on the season and growing conditions.
Echeveria 'Suyon Variegata'
Echeveria 'Sunyan Variegata'
Echeveria 'Suyon Variegata' is a form of Echeveria 'Suyon' selected for its variegated foliage.
Echeveria 'Suyon Variegata', also known as Echeveria 'Sunyan Variegata', is an attractive succulent that forms a dense clump of small compact rosettes of variegated leaves. The rosettes can grow up to 5 inches (12 cm) in diameter but are usually smaller, ranging between 1.2 and 1.6 inches (3 and 4 cm). With age, they develop a short stem. The leaves are gray-green with red margins and irregular, cream-to-pale-yellow markings. When the plant is stressed, the leaves can take on pink to red hues.
Unfortunately, this plant does not produce flowers.
How to Grow and Care for Echeveria 'Suyon Variegata'
Light: Echeveria 'Suyon Variegata' 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 'Suyon Variegata' 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: During the growing season, it is easy to propagate Echeveria 'Suyon Variegata' by separating offsets.
Learn more at How to Grow and Care for Echeveria.
Toxicity of Echeveria 'Suyon Variegata'
Echeveria 'Suyon Variegata' has no reported toxic effects and is safe for growing around children and pets.
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