Houseplant of the week: Mexican rose | Life and elegance
Why will I find it irresistible?
A rose in succulent shape, echeveria “fabiola” is located in mountainous terrain in Mexico. Its rosette form and pastel tones make it a lovely pride for any house, with the bonus of changing into much more horny when it blooms.
Light or color?
Where must I put it?
On a sunny, south-facing windowsill.
How do I stay it alive?
Full daylight will be sure that the gorgeous leaf color and total wholesome look of echeveria, so keep away from color. Without sufficient gentle, they may be able to turn into “leggy” (stretched from making an attempt to achieve gentle), shape an extended stem and in the end topple over. However, at temperatures above 30C or in very intense daylight it’s going to want color and further air flow; differently, the leaves will scorch or dry out. Plant in free-draining soil. Water weekly in the summertime and scale back within the iciness months, ensuring it at all times dries out between watering. It may also be more straightforward to water those vegetation beneath, as stagnant water pooling at the leaves can harm them.
Around 150 species and greater than 1,000 cultivars of echeveria with new hybrids are made annually.