This succulent is a cultivar of Echeveria Pulvinata originating from Oaxaca, Mexico. It 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.
Temperatures just above freezing and direct sun will make this succulent produce a brighter red color in the leaves.
Check the soil for dryness before watering. Plush plants are very susceptible to root rot, so water rarely, but deeply.
Prefers well-draining soil.
Diluted fertilizer during its growing season.
Prefers lots of light if indoors, can tolerate partial shade. Outdoors they prefer indirect sunlight and away from extreme heat. Growth will show faster with more sunlight.
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.
Yes, it flowers during:
Yes, it goes dormant during:
There is no poison data on this succulent.
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