How to grow Echeveria setosa

Echeveria setosa growing succulent of the genus Echeveria setosa also known as Hens and Chicks, Echeveria setosa perennial evergreen used as ornamental drought tolerant plant, can grow in mediterranean, desert, subtropics, temperate or tropics climate and growing in hardiness zone 9+.

Echeveria setosa flower

Leaves color can be: green rarely can be with red edges, the shape elliptic to wedge shape the leaf hairy like velvet with pointed top.

Flower color orange-red and in the top is yellow the flowers in bell shape and grow on stems in clusters.

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How to grow Echeveria setosa growing and care:

Can survive frost but better without, drained soil

What is the best way to start growing?
Plant / Seed / Vegetative Reproduction

Is it necessary to use vegetative reproduction?
Yes (if you want to have the same as the parents)

Difficulties or problems when growing:

Recommended planting season?
Spring / Summer

Pests and diseases:

Pruning season:
All year

How to prune:
Just old leaves

Size of the plant?
15-30cm, 6-12 inches

Growth speed in optimal condition:
Slow growing

Water requirement:
Small amount of water

Light conditions in optimal condition for growing:
Full Sun / Half Shade / Full Shade

Is it possible to grow indoor as houseplant?

Growing is also possible in a planter /flowerpot / containers:

Blooming information

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General information about the flower:
Bell flowers in orange-red color and in the top are yellow the flowers grow on stems in clusters

Scientific name:

Echeveria setosa

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