6″ Echeveria Vertis

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Very slow growing plants that are extremely drought resistant.

Light requirements: sun but will tolerate some shade
Height: 3” plus
Spread: 15-18”
Uses: rock gardens


Be careful when handling the leaves as they are easily marked. Also called 'Mexican hens and chicks'. They multiply quickly.

Generally non-toxic to humans and animals, Propagation by offsets and leaves, Plant grows up to 8″ (20 cm) tall, Plant grows up to 12″ (30.5 cm) wide.

Light: These plants require a lot of light to grow properly. A minimum of 6 hours of full sun in a day will have them happy, or as much bright direct sunlight as possible. They can tolerate direct sunlight for long periods of time, though take care to watch for burning of the leaves. If this occurs, take out of direct sunlight into indirect sunlight.

Watering: Succulents of any variety have thick, water-retaining leaves so they rarely need watering. These plants have roots that are very sensitive to rotting, so it is best to allow at minimum the top 2 inches of soil to dry between watering. Ideally 50% of the soil should be dry before watering any succulents.

Soil: These plants enjoy most potting soil mixes so long as they have excellent drainage. Mixing in Perlite/Vermiculite or other gritty, drainage improving inorganic materials is a great way to improve your soil quality.

Fertilizer: Succulents rarely need fertilization, but will benefit from feedings once every year during the start of the growing season to refresh the nutrients in their soil.