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Scientific Name: Echeveria sp.
Pronunciation: etch-eh-VEER-ee-uh
Common Name: hens and chicks
Family Name: Crassulaceae
Plant Type: Indoor foliage plant, Succulent or Cacti
Key ID Features: Leaves basal forming a rosette, succulent, usually glaucous (some are green and tinged red),
Course(s): HORT 1193/1293

Habit: Horizontal
Form: Oval - horizontal
Texture: Medium - coarse
Mature Size:
Height:0.1 - 0.2m
Spread:0.1 - 0.3m
Origin: Central America, Mexico
Hardiness Rating: Zone 9: (-7 to -1 C)
Soil/ Growing Medium: Well-drained
Water Use: Low
Landscape Uses: Indoor plant, Rock garden
Additional Info: Google
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Leaf Morphology: Glossary
Form: Simple
Arrangement: Basal, Spiraled
Texture/ Venation: Succulent
Surfaces: Lustrous
Leaf(let) Terms:
Shapes: Ovate, Spatulate
Apices: Acute, Cuspidate
Margins: Entire

Inflorescence Type: Raceme
Flower Morphology:Flowers perfect
Number of Petals:5
Corolla Shape:Funnelform
Ovary Position:Superior
Colour (petals): Showy, Yellow, Red, Pink
Flower Time at Peak: Jun, Jul

Fruit Type: Capsule
Fruit Colour: Brown
Fruiting Time: Aug, Sep

Bark or Stem Colour:
Organ Modifications: Succulent leaves

Propagation: Softwood cuttings, Division - above ground parts
Plant Care:
Optimal Temp.: Medium indoor temperature
Light Level:High indoor light level
Maintenance:Low maintenance plant
Pest Susceptibility: Root rot, Scale insects, ( Deer resistant, Rabbit resistant, Drought resistant )
(GNH) GreeNHouse
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