How to grow Echeveria taurus

Echeveria taurus growing succulent of the genus Echeveria also known as echeveria secunda var glauca or Blue Hens and Chicks, Echeveria taurus 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 taurus leaves

Leaves color can be: green, purple, red, pink, orange or more than one color, the shape elliptic to wedge shape with pointed top.

Flower color purple in bell shape grow on stems.

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Requirements for Echeveria taurus growing and care:

Can survive frost but better without, well-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:
Snails, slugs

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 / Average amount of water

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

Is it possible to grow as houseplant?

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

Blooming information

Bloom season:

General information about the flower
Purple bell flower that grow on stems

Scientific name:

Echeveria taurus

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