Succulent of the month-november 2017

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stefan m.

Succulent of the month-november 2017

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Latin name : Graptopetalum bellum
Alternatives :Tacitus bellus
Origin : Chihuahua and Sonora region, Mexico
Habitat: Alpine,Desert
Sun exposure:Shade-to light shade(optimal),full sun(tolerant)
Hardiness: Desert (minor cold tolerance if dry)
Watering requirements:Normal
Size:Small(10 cm wide individual rosette)
Appearance: Dark green leaves(bright green to brown if stressed),triangular leaves with a protruding vein ,compact rosette
Traits: Clumping, seed and leaf propagation, unusual in wholesale
Flowers: Pentamerous, pink, red , magenta
Flower period:April-June, requires winter rest(15"C<)
Famous for: Its flowers are among the largest among the Crassulaceae family
Care : Easy
Susceptibility: mealybugs(rosette), root rot(standard)
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Thanks to wikipedia for the image<br />UCBG -Stan Shebs
Thanks to wikipedia for the image
UCBG -Stan Shebs
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Re: Succulent of the month-november 2017

Post by williamsii823 »

Nice plant, photo and description. 8) just saw it's a Wiki. photo.
stefan m.

Re: Succulent of the month-november 2017

Post by stefan m. »

I actually have the thing, it flowered and everything.
Its just not that good looking.
On a side note, ill upload these monthly, but ill need someone to cover apocyanaceae , ephorbiaceae ,aizoaceae and the other succulents for me.
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