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!
The Graptopetalum paraguayense plant is slow-growing.
The Ghost plants flower in subtle white color from the spring to summer months. The star-shaped blooms make the succulent stand out.
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.
A porous and well-drained soil mix is ideal for these succulents. Effective drainage is crucial.
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).
Graptopetalum paraguayense grows well in full sun to partial shade. They like light shade too.
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|
|Frost Tolerance||10-20 ℉ (-6-12 ℃).|
|Growth Rate||slow to moderate|
|Hardiness Zone||9a to 11|
|Height||1 foot (30 cm)|
|Pot Size||2 inch|
|Scientific Name||2 inch Graptopetalum paraguayense|
|Sun Exposure||Full sun to partial shade|