How to grow Sempervivum altum

Sempervivum altum grow and care – succulent of the genus Sempervivum also known as Houseleeks or Hens and Chicks, Sempervivum altum 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, purple, red, yellow or orange, the shape elliptic to wedge shape with pointed top.

Sempervivum altum flower

Flower color can be: pink, purple, grow in inflorescence grow on stems.

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How to grow Sempervivum altum 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:
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Recommended planting season?
Spring / Summer

Pests and diseases:
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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?
Yes

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

Blooming information

Bloom season:
Summer

General information about the flower
Pink to purple flowers, grow in inflorescence grow on stems

Scientific name:

Sempervivum altum

How to grow Sempervivum altum

Sempervivum altum plant care

Sempervivum altum

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Blooming Seasons
  • Summer flowers
Flower colors
  • Pink flower
  • Purple flower
Climate
  • Desert Climate
  • Mediterranean Climate
  • Subtropics Climate
  • Temperate Climate
  • Tropics Climate
Leaf color
  • Orange leaves
  • Purple leaf
  • Red leaves
  • Yellow leaf
Ornamental parts
  • Ornamental flower
  • Ornamental leaves
  • Ornamental plant
Plant growing speed
  • Slow growing plants
Plant life-form
  • Evergreen
  • Perennial plant
  • Succulent
Plant Uses
  • Colored leaves
  • Drought tolerant plants
  • Ornamental plants
Planting Season
  • Autumn Planting
  • Spring Planting
  • Summer 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 13
  • Hardiness zone 4
  • Hardiness zone 5
  • Hardiness zone 6
  • Hardiness zone 7
  • Hardiness zone 8
  • Hardiness zone 9