Sempervivum arachnoideum belongs to the Crassulaceae family and is famously known as the Cobweb houseleek or Hens and chicks plant. The foliage is pale green. This plant has low growth, never growing beyond 10 cm in height. It is characterized by rosettes that are covered with white webbings, giving the appearance of cobwebs. The winter-dormant plant grows fast and loves the full sun for the best growth. It is frost-hardy. During the summer season, small pink blooms cover the Sempervivum arachnoideum plant. It is native to European mountains like the Alps, Carpathians, and the Apennines.
The succulent has a fast growth rate.
Cobweb houseleek flowers are tiny in size and pink in color. The blooming season is summer.
Water the plant once each week. Also, ensure to water before sunrise or after sunset.
One of the Sempervivum arachnoideum care tips is to plant the succulent in sandy soil, typically a cactus mix.
The hardiness zone for the plant is 5 - 8. This succulent is frost-hardy.
The best way to keep the succulent happy is to give it full sun. Therefore, it is recommended that the plant is grown outdoors.
The ideal way of propagation is through pups and offsets.
If given proper care, Sempervivum arachnoideum thrives beautifully at a fast pace. Shop this beauty online!
Some of the information in this description has been found at desert-tropicals.com, llifle.com and cactus-art.biz
|Blooming Season||Mid to late summer|
|Common Name||Cobweb houseleek|
|Frost Tolerance||– 12°c|
|Hardiness Zone||4a to 10b|
|Origin||Mountain of europe from the pyrenees|
|Pot Size||2 inch|
|Scientific Name||2 inch sempervivum arachnoideum|
|Sun Exposure||Full sun|
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