Habit: Mounding, compact
Heat Tolerance: Excellent
Rooted or Unrooted? unrooted
Light Levels: Full sun to part shade
Foot candles: 5000-7500
Day temperature: 68 to 85 F (20 to 29 C)
Night temperature: 58 to 75 F (14 to 24 C)
Watering: Do not over-water. Graptopetalum favor dry conditions once roots are well established. Allow soil to dry completely between irrigation.
Media: Use well-drained soil mix. EC = 0.25 to 0.5 in peat with sand/perlite mix.
Ph: 5.6 – 6.2
Fertilizer: 75-125 ppm nitrogen
Pinching: Pinching will promote branching. It may also delay the finish time.
Pests: Standard practices. Pests to watch for are aphids, mealybugs and spider mites
Disease: Keeping the plants dry will emiminate most of the potential for disease
Succulents are sensitive to pesticides & fungicides. Trial applications on smaller groups of plants before are recommended.
Rooting time: 4-5 weeks
Mist: 7-10 days at a light interval
Rooting Hormone: not necessary
Media Temperature: 70 – 75 F
Notes: Be careful of overmisting
4 or 5-inch 7-9 wks 1
Gallon 8-10 wks 3