Graptosedum Alpenglow Vera Higgins
(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.)
A native of Mexico, Graptosedum Alpenglow is commonly known as “Vera Higgins”. It is a great succulent with pink shade leaves, making it more appealing. The rosettes of this summer-dormant plant grow tightly along with the stem. Vera Higgins succulent grows up to 8-12 inches in height and belongs to the Crassulaceae family.
The growth rate of Graptosedum alpenglow is slow.
This plant blooms in an attractive yellow-pink color from spring to early summer.
Water and Feeding/Fertilizer
Vera Higgins succulent should be watered using the soak and dry method. It needs water twice a week and overwatering should be avoided.
Graptosedum alpenglow prefers well-drained soil.
This variety of succulents belongs to the hardiness zone of 10a and has a frost tolerance of -1.1° C (30° F).
This houseplant needs full to partial sunlight exposure.
Vera Higgins succulent plant is easy to grow with almost all the methods. It can be propagated through seeds, offsets, or stem cutting.
Graptosedum Alpenglow or Vera Higgins is a beautiful plant that is suitable for both indoors and outdoors.
Some of the information in this description has been found at desert-tropicals.com, llifle.com and cactus-art.biz
|Common Name||Alpenglow plant|
|Frost Tolerance||30° F (-1.1° C)|
|Height||8″ (20 cm)|
|Pot Size||2 inch|
|Scientific Name||2 inch Graptosedum alpenglow|
|Sun Exposure||Full sun to partial shade|