Category Archives for Succulents

Graptoveria Debbi

Graptoveria Debbi Care Tips & Propagation

Graptoveria Debbie is a fantastic hybrid that will brighten up any succulent collection. Although this succulent is very hardy there are a few tips and tricks to keeping it happy. Below I’ll go through everything there is to know about Graptoveria Debbie. All advice is based on growing hundreds of these plants at our nursery.DescriptionGraptoveria […]

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echeveria chihuahuensis

Echeveria Chihuahuensis Care Tips

This fantastic species of Echeveria is a native of Mexico and a must have for any succulent enthusiast.DescriptionEcheveria Chihuahuensis is a hardy and beautifully coloured evergreen succulent with a rosette type arrangement of leaves. The colour is usually blue-gray, but can change throughout the year. The tips of the leaves are pink and when the […]

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Echeveria Vincent Catto Care & Propagation Tips

Echeveria Vincent Catto is often confused with Echeveria Minima and Echeveria Globulosa (they are believed to be different species and Vincent Catto is not a cultivar or a hybrid of either of these), though the true origins of this plant are rather confusing. When researching this plant, the information available seems to suggest that Echeveria […]

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Is Echeveria Poisonous?

Echeveria is one of the most popular succulent genera out there due to the attractive rosettes they create and fantastic colours. But with so many plants being poisonous it is only natural people get concerned with what they put in their garden, especially if the kids and/or pets like to help out with the gardening. […]

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Echeveria Prolifica Care & Propagation Tips

Echeveria Prolifica features heavily in a lot of our articles as it is a superbly easy and, well, prolific succulent. Below we will cover all there is to know about Echeveria Prolifica, how to care for and propagate it.DescriptionEcheveria Prolifica is a small growing succulent with leaves arranged in a rosette shape. Individual rosettes grow […]

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Best Groundcover Echeveria

Echeveria are not typically used as ground cover much, though there are some fabulous species that will spread beautifully in the garden.The Best Ground Cover EcheveriaEcheveria ProlificaEcheveria GlaucaEcheveria Elegans ‘Mexican Snowball’Echeveria Topsy TurvyEcheveria Violet QueenEcheveria Ben BadisEcheveria Agavoides Jade PointThe trick is to choose Echeveria that produces many offsets every year as there are quite […]

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Echeveria Elegans ‘Mexican Snowball’ Care & Propagation

Echeveria Elegans also known as the Mexican Snowball is a succulent plant native to, as the name suggests, Mexico. It is very popular and widespread due to good looks and hardiness. DescriptionEcheveria Elegans is a medium size succulent that will grow approximately 15cms in diameter and 15cm height. The plant grows low to the ground […]

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Echeveria Ebony Care & Propagation

Echeveria Ebony is a popular Agavoides cultivar with pointy edges. It is a great collectable succulent that will reward you with a fantastic display of colour in the cooler months or when the plant is stressed.  Ebony can be quite expensive as it is not one of those succulents that grow fast or spread prolifically. Below […]

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How To Grow & Propagate Echeveria Romeo

Echeveria Romeo is one of those ‘unicorn’ succulents people just have to have. And it is no wonder as it is one of the most beautiful Echeverias out there.  Romeo can also be quite hard to get and expensive (less so now than it was a couple of years back) and so it is no […]

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How To Propagate Echeveria Romeo Rubin From Leaf

With its bright red, waxy rosette Echeveria Rubin is a very desirable succulent. This gorgeous plant usually produces solitary rosettes with zero to only a few pups, if you’re lucky. It is quite rare to get more than one or two pups from one plant. ‘Beheading’ the top of the rosette to try and encourage […]

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