×Graptoveria 'Jujube', ×Graptoveria 'Pinkle Ruby', ×Graptoveria 'Pink Ruby'
×Graptoveria 'Bashful', in Korea known as ×Graptoveria 'Pinkle Ruby', is a sun-loving succulent with stemless, clump-forming rosettes of fleshy mint green leaves. The rosettes grow up to 3 inches (7.5 cm) in diameter. Leaves turn blushed rosy pink from direct sunlight and cool temperatures. If grown in the shade, they will lose that coloration and fade to their original green. Flowers are pink and appear on long arching stems.
USDA hardiness zones 10a to 11b: from 30 °F (−1.1 °C) to 50 °F (+10 °C).
How to Grow and Care
The rules for Graptopetalums care are similar to those for most succulents. All require lots of sunlight to look their best. They require gritty, porous soil with excellent drainage. Water the plants regularly over the summer months, letting the soil dry out between waterings. Minimal water is required over winter. Overwatering is a cause of root rots, and the plant can get several pest infestations. Fertilize once during the growing season with a balanced fertilizer diluted to 1/4 strength.
Graptopetalums are generally easy to propagate by seeds, leaf cuttings, or offsets. Any rosette that breaks off has the potential to root and start a new plant. Even a leaf that drops off will root below the parent plant and produce a new rosette quickly. The new plant feeds off the leaf until it shrivels up and falls off. By then, the new little plant has rooted and sprouted new leaves.
Learn more at How to Grow and Care for Graptopetalum.
This succulent is an Altman Plants original hybrid of unknown parentage created by Renee O'Connell.
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