How to grow Hens and chicks

Hen and chicks grow and care – succulent of the genus Jovibarba also known as Jovibarba globifera, Hen and chicks perennial evergreen used as ornamental plant, can grow in mediterranean, desert, subtropics or temperate climate and growing in hardiness zone 8-12.

Leaves color green sometime the part of the leaf become red

Name flowers

Flower color green or yellow grow on stem from the middle of the plant

Hen and chicks is be several plants but this article is Jovibarba globifera

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How to grow Name growing and care:

Rocky environment, more than -3C, weed free

What is the best way to start growing Hen and chicks:
Plant / Vegetative Reproduction

Is it necessary to graft or use vegetative reproduction in Hen and chicks?

Difficulties/Problems with growing Hen and chicks:

Planting season:
All year

Pests and diseases in Hen and chicks:
Slugs, snails

Pruning season:
All year

How to prune?
No need

Size of the plant:
2-5 cm (1-2 inches) the stem of the flower 10-15 cm (4-6 inches)

Growth speed in Hen and chicks:
Slow growing

Hen and chicks Irrigation Water Management:
Small amount of water / Average amount of water

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

It is possible to grow Hen and chicks indoor?
Yes (but with a lot of light)

Growing Hen and chicks is also possible in a planter /flowerpot / containers:

Blooming information

When does Hen and chicks bloom?
Spring / Summer

General information about the flower:
Green or yellow flower grow on stem from the middle of the plant

Scientific name:

Jovibarba globifera

How to grow Hens and chicks

Hen and chicks plant care

Growing Hen and chicks

Hen and chicks


Blooming Seasons
  • Spring flowers
  • Summer flowers
Flower colors
  • Green flower
  • Yellow flower
  • Desert Climate
  • Mediterranean Climate
  • Subtropics Climate
  • Temperate Climate
Leaf color
  • Purple leaf
  • Red leaves
  • Yellow leaf
Ornamental parts
  • Ornamental flower
  • Ornamental leaves
  • Ornamental plant
Plant growing speed
  • Slow growing plants
Plant life-form
  • Evergreen
  • Leaf plant
  • Perennial plant
  • Succulent
Plant Uses
  • Colored leaves
  • Indoor plants
  • Ornamental plants
Planting Season
  • Autumn Planting
  • Spring Planting
  • Summer planting
  • Winter planting
Plants sun exposure
  • Full sun Plants
  • Part shade Plants
  • Shade Plants
Watering plants
  • Regularly water
  • Small amounts of water
Hardiness zone
  • Hardiness zone 10
  • Hardiness zone 11
  • Hardiness zone 12
  • Hardiness zone 8
  • Hardiness zone 9