Echeveria Rain Drops Raindrops echeveria
(This plant comes in a 3.5 inch pot. 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. The plant is shipped in its pot to prevent any damage to the roots).
Echeveria Rain Drops belongs to the Crassulaceae family and is commonly known as Raindrops Echeveria. Native to the semi-deserts of Central America, this round-shaped plant can grow up to 6 inches tall. They go dormant in winter conditions.
This already fast-growing succulent can grow even faster if you add a drop of fertilizer once in a while during its growing season.
The bell-shaped flowers bloom their best in the late springtime. The Echeveria raindrops flowers range from white to pink in color.
Watering and Feeding
Water this succulent once every two weeks. For better Echeveria raindrops care, target the soil instead of the leaves or the flowers. The plant is capable of living without any fertilizer since they feed on nutrients from the soil.
Use a soil mix that contains sand so that the soil drains quicker than usual. If you are creating the soil yourself, use horticultural coarse sand.
With a hardiness zone of 9b to 11b, Echeveria Rain Drops thrive in hot and dry conditions. It has a frost tolerance of -3.8° C.
Raindrops Echeveria thrives in full sun. However, be careful about exploding it to full sun in summers and making sudden changes to where it has been placed. Keep it by the window or place it in a way that brings in the most sunlight.
You can use seeds, offsets, cuttings, or leaves for propagation. Simply dig the plants parts in the soil, cover them, and water them every two weeks until it sprouts.
What sets this succulent apart is that its leaves have green and sometimes blue bumps on the surface. This is what gives it its name, Echeveria Rain Drops because the leaves look like droplets of water!
Some of the information in this description has been found at desert-tropicals.com, llifle.com and cactus-art.biz
|Common Name||Echeveria 'raindrops'|
|Hardiness Zone||9b to 11b|
|Scientific Name||Echeveria Rain Drops|
|Sun Exposure||Full sun to partial shade|