-About Aeonium Dodrantale / Greenovia Dodrantalis-
Aeonium Dodrantale, also known as Greenovia Dodrantalis originated in Islas Canarias, which features a warm and tropical climate and is an ornamental succulent belonging to the Aeonium genus in the Crassulaceae family. The lime green obovate- and spatulate-shaped foliage forms the cup- or urn-shaped rosette tightly closed in dry seasons, which is prone to form the cluster. Aeonium Dodrantale would turn glabrous in the elder from glaucous and glandular-hairy in youth. The yellowish blossoms appear in dense clusters on the stalks up to 10 inches in spring, adding excessively spectacular to this cutie.
-How to care for Aeonium Dodrantale / Greenovia Dodrantalis-
Sun/Location: Aeonium Dodrantale prefers full sun to partial shade in spring and autumn. Aeonium Dodrantale will appear in deep dormancy in scorching summer, and its growth is almost stagnant. Appropriate shading is needed to reduce excessive consumption. Keep Aeonium Dodrantale sunned in a window to thrive.
Soil/Pot: It can be matched in stages when preparing the soil for Aeonium Dodrantale. It is essential to ensure the fertility of the potting soil in the seedling stage to ensure its growth rate and make the roots strong at the fastest speed. Ordinary cactus or succulent potting soil is available. When the plant shape reaches the standard of succulent trees, take repotting into consideration to increase the content of granular soil to at least 50% and adjust it according to the region's climatic conditions in summer.
Watering: Aeonium Dodrantale foliage would be slender and over-leggy when overwatered, lacking the compact rosette. Only the tight rosette enhances the ornamental aesthetics. Combined with the light situation to increase or decrease appropriately before watering, if the outer leaves become slender, it is hinted to reduce watering and increase sunshine. Aeonium Dodrantale is summer-dormant, wrapping up the whole leaf and requiring little moisture. Spray a little water along the side of the basin in the evening to keep the soil moist to prevent rot roots.
Pest Control: Aeonium Dodrantale is prone to burst side buds, generating lots of dead leaves in the dormant period, susceptible to fungal diseases and pests. Spray some insectifuge to the plant or water for root irrigation in winter to early spring. The scale shell insect is always hidden in the Aeonium Dodrantale center, killing it with toothpicks or pesticides to protect Aeonium Dodrantale.
Propagation: Aeonium Dodrantale breeds as long as cutting out a small head in the spring or autumn and then putting the cut head in the potting soil. The root would grow for about 15 days. The following lateral bud would generate when thriving in. The seed survival rate is very high through beheading or cutting.
Top Dressing: Add decorative rocks to your baby succulents not only helps keep the moisture but hold the organic particles when adding slow-release fertilizer. The subtle tones added to the potting soil enhance the aesthetic and professionalism of this cutie arrangement.
Cold hardiness: Zone 10a-11b(From 30F to 50F)
Product format: 4" pot
Suitability: Balcony, Window, Rock Garden, Container, Terrariums
Propagation: Leaf, Cutting, Beheading
Special characteristics: Easy to propagate, Low maintenance, Pet Safe