2 inch Graptopetalum paraguayense
2 inch Graptopetalum paraguayense
2 inch Graptopetalum paraguayense
2 inch Graptopetalum paraguayense
2 inch Graptopetalum paraguayense
2 inch Graptopetalum paraguayense

2 inch Graptopetalum paraguayense

(This plant comes in a 2 inch pot. All of our plants are grown under the same conditions, although not all the plants are the same. You will receive a similar plant in size and shape to the ones in the pictures. Our plants are hand-picked and carefully selected to bring you the best quality possible. Please allow us up to 3 business days to process your order. If you wish to receive your order on a specific date, or have special instructions, please add a note at the checkout. The plant is shipped in its pot to prevent any damage to the roots.)

Graptopetalum paraguayense, a genus of succulent plants in the Crassulaceae family, is a hardy succulent that grows up to 30 cm in height. It forms rosettes of fleshy leaves. With its origin in Mexico, this variety is famously recognized by its common name Ghost plant or Mother of pearl plant. This summer-dormant succulent is easy to grow and care for but doesn’t prefer to stay indoors. With a slow to moderate growth rate, the Ghost plant succulent is perfect for beginners and easy to propagate as well!

Growth rate

The Graptopetalum paraguayense plant is slow-growing.

Flowering

The Ghost plants flower in subtle white color from the spring to summer months. The star-shaped blooms make the succulent stand out. 

Watering

These plants prefer not to be overwatered. It is recommended to water them when they are dry, then wait until the soil is fully dry before watering them once again. Additionally, make sure they don't suffer from wet soil-induced root rot by keeping careful care.

Soil

A porous and well-drained soil mix is ideal for these succulents. Effective drainage is crucial.

Hardiness

Ghost plants belong to the hardiness zones of 9a to 11. They can withstand light frost and temperatures that are just below freezing. So, they cannot tolerate temperatures less than 10 to 20 °F (-12 to -6 °C).

Light

Graptopetalum paraguayense grows well in full sun to partial shade. They like light shade too.

Propagation

This Graptopetalum succulent can be propagated by seeds, cuttings, or offsets.
Caring for the Mother of pearl plant is quite easy and hassle-free. The Graptopetalum paraguayense succulent is great for hanging pots. Pick the best quality from Planet Desert!

Some of the information in this description has been found at desert-tropicals.com, llifle.com and cactus-art.biz

Blooming Season spring to summer
Common Name Ghost plant
Dormancy Summer
Family Crassulaceae
Flower yellow
Frost Tolerance 10-20 ℉ (-6-12 ℃).
Growth Rate slow to moderate
Hardiness Zone 9a to 11
Height 1 foot (30 cm)
Origin Mexico
Pot Size 2 inch
Scientific Name 2 inch Graptopetalum paraguayense
Shape rosettes
Sun Exposure Full sun to partial shade

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2 inch Graptopetalum paraguayense

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If you live in a cold climate and are expecting temperatures below 40 degrees within the next five days after placing your order, we highly recommend adding a heat pack to your order. If you do not order a heat pack, we do not send one with your order.

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To prevent plants from freezing while in transit, orders placed for areas with extreme severe freezing temperatures will be held for shipment until it is safe to ship.

Plants that are in 3.5" pots and smaller will be shipped in its pot to prevent any damage to the roots. Any plant that is larger than a 3.5" pot WILL NOT come with a pot as it will be shipped bare root.

Depending on the species and season, you will receive a very similar plant to the one in the picture. It may or may not be blooming at the time of your purchase.

We ship via USPS Priority Mail, and we calculate the shipping cost based on the weight and volume of your purchase. Care instructions are included in every package you order. Please allow us up to 3 business days to process your order. Depending on your location, we will ship the plants on a certain day to avoid transit time during weekends or holidays. If you wish to receive your order on a specific date, or have special instructions, please add a note on your order. If you have any questions or comments, please feel free to contact us at any time.

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