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2009
Echeveria pulvinata
Cactus and succulent plants | Flowers | Magnoliopsida

Scientific name - Echeveria pulvinata

Synonyms --

Popular names - Plush plant.

Distribution and Habitat - originated in southern Mexico.

Description - succulent perennial. Short stem with a rosette of leaves at the base. The leaves are 5-7.5 cm long, obovata-spatulate, concave, tomentoase. Blossom side, 20-30 cm long, flowers campanulata, yellow-orange, 5 SEPA, 5 petals, 10 stamens.

Tolerances - drought. Minimum temperatures 5.10 ͦ C.

Requirements - exhibitions sunny or partially shaded. The soil should be composed of 2 parts sand, 1 part clay, 1 part peat moss. It needs abundant watering, but let the soil dry between watering.

Management - do not require fertilization.

Propagation - by seeds.

The leaf or stem cuttings. Leaf cuttings canbe taken throughout the year, the leaf is inserted into the ground and the little squirt. The new plant will appear after 4-8 weeks.

Cultivars and varieties - 'Ruby' tomentoase fine leaves, red.

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