How to grow Sempervivum

Sempervivum grow and care – succulent of the genus Sempervivum also known as Houseleeks or Hens and Chicks, Sempervivum perennial evergreen used as ornamental drought tolerant plant, can grow in mediterranean, desert, subtropics, temperate, tropics climate or as houseplant and growing in hardiness zone 4+.

Leaves color can be: green, blue, purple, red, yellow or orange, the shape elliptic to wedge shape, can be: hairy leaf like velvet, pointed top, wavy leaf.

Sempervivum flower

Flower color can be: pink, purple, peach white, yellow, green or orange some cultivars have darker color in the middle, the multi petals flowers grow in inflorescence grow on stems.

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How to grow Sempervivum 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)

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Recommended planting season?
Spring / Summer

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Pruning season:
All year

How to prune:
Just old leaves

Size of the plant?
15-40 cm, 6-16 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 indoor as houseplant?

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

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General information about the flower
Multi petals flowers can be: pink, green, purple, peach white, yellow or orange some cultivars have darker color in the middle, the flowers grow in inflorescence grow on stems.

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