Echeveria Pulvinata ‘Ruby’

echeveria pulvinata care guide
Echeveria Pulvinata 'Ruby' is also known as Plush Plant, Chenille Plant, Ruby Slippers, Ruby Blush, Red Velvet

Echeveria Pulvinata ‘Ruby’ is a cultivar of Echeveria Pulvinata originating from Oaxaca, Mexico. The succulent has a rosette-like shape. Microscopic white hairs cover the leaves, giving them a velvety feel. The rosettes grow to be 3″ to 4″ in width.

It resembles velvet or morning frost, which is why it is known as a plush plant or chenille plant. It had velvety green leaves with red tips and bell-shaped orange flowers adorn this beautiful succulent plant. The flowers develop during cooler months. Environmental stress brings out the reds in this velvety succulent.

Echeveria Pulvinata 'Ruby' Care and Propagation Information:


Zones: 9b - 11b

Temps just above freezing and direct sun with make this succulent produce a brighter red color in the leaves.

Water Needs

  • Drought Tolerant
  • Regular

Check the soil for dryness before watering. Echeveria Pulvinata plant is very susceptible to root rot.

Soil Needs

  • Average
  • Well-Drained
  • Gritty

Echeveria Pulvinata 'Ruby' prefers well-draining soil.

Diluted fertilizer every spring.

Light Requirements

  • Sun
  • Shade

Prefers lots of light if indoors. Outdoors they prefer indirect sun and away from extreme heat.

Ideal Growing Location

  • Indoors
  • Outdoors

How do you propagate Echeveria Pulvinata 'Ruby'?

Echeveria Pulvinata 'Ruby' is propagated from:
  • Seed
  • Cuttings

Propagates easily from leaf cuttings or stem cuttings. Remove a leaf from the mother plant with a clean straight cut, leave to callous for a few days, then place in the soil until roots appear.

Does Echeveria Pulvinata 'Ruby' Flower?

Yes, it flowers during:

  • Fall
  • Winter

Does Echeveria Pulvinata 'Ruby' go dormant?

Yes, it goes dormant during:

  • Winter

Is Echeveria Pulvinata 'Ruby' poisonous?

There is no poison data on this succulent.


Echeveria pulvinata 'Red Velvet', Echeveria pulvinata 'Ruby Slippers'

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