×Graptoveria 'Titubans' is a succulent plant with thick fleshy spoon-shaped leaves arranged in compact rosettes on creeping stems. It offsets freely to form dense carpets or cushions. Rosettes grow up to 3 inches (7.5 cm) in diameter. Leaves are blue-gray and develop pink or apricot-colored tips in cooler temperatures. Flowers are yellow and appear in spring.
USDA hardiness zone 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. Container-bound plants thrive in a mixture of peat, sand or other grit, topsoil, and a little bit of compost. Full sun is the best situation, but they will grow in partial sun with slightly rangy results.
Graptopetalums need excellent drainage and moderate water. You can tell when to water by sticking your finger in the soil. If it is dry several inches down or the fleshy leaves look shriveled, you should water. Overwatering is a cause of root rots, and the plant can get several pest infestations.
The 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. The new little ghost plant had rooted and sprouted new leaves by then.
See more at How to Grow and Care for Graptopetalum.
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