About Echeveria Agavoides ‘Blue Dragon’ sp.
Echeveria Agavoides 'Blue Dragon' sp. belongs to the Crassulaceae family and is a succulent plant from the Echeveria genus. The plant grows in a dense rosette shape, displaying vibrant green leaves that are spoon-shaped, slightly broad, and thick. The pointed leaf tips tend to turn reddish. When thriving, it maintains a compact growth habit with plump leaves that may exhibit hints of yellow or red. The striking small red tips are captivating and enhance the plant's allure.
How to care for Echeveria Agavoides ‘Blue Dragon’ sp.
Sun: Echeveria Agavoides 'Blue Dragon' sp. thrives in bright sunlight. It should be placed in a location that receives at least 6 hours of direct or indirect sunlight per day. However, protecting the plant from intense, scorching sunlight is important, especially during the hot summer months. If the sunlight is too strong, please provide shade for the plant by placing it under a shade cloth or moving it to an area with indirect sunlight. Indoors, position the leaves in a location near a well-lit window, ensuring they receive abundant sunlight while avoiding prolonged exposure to direct sunlight
Temperature: Echeveria Agavoides 'Blue Dragon' sp. thrives in moderate temperatures, ideally ranging from 65°F to 75°F. It can tolerate slightly higher temperatures during the summer, but avoiding exposing the plant to extreme heat or cold conditions is important. Please protect it from prolonged exposure to temperatures above 90°F or below 50°F, as it may cause stress or damage to the plant. Providing a stable and comfortable temperature within the preferred range will help promote healthy growth and overall well-being for the Echeveria Agavoides 'Blue Dragon' sp. succulent. It's essential to avoid exposing the plant to freezing temperatures below 40°F, as it can cause damage or even death to the succulent. If you live in a region with cold winters, it's advisable to bring the plant indoors, provide protection such as a frost cloth, or move it to a warmer location until the temperatures are more suitable for its growth.
Soil: Echeveria Agavoides 'Blue Dragon' sp. requires well-draining soil to prevent root rot. A recommended soil mixture is a combination of regular potting soil and perlite or coarse sand to enhance drainage. Young succulents should use a soil mixture with approximately 30% particles (such as perlite or coarse sand) to provide adequate drainage. On the other hand, mature succulents may require a higher proportion of particles, around 70-80%, to ensure optimal drainage and prevent waterlogged soil. Adjusting the particle ratio in the soil mixture based on the plant's stage of growth helps maintain a healthy root system and prevents the roots from sitting in excess moisture.
Water: Allow the soil to dry out partially between watering. It's important not to overwater the Echeveria Agavoides 'Blue Dragon' sp., as it is susceptible to root rot. Water thoroughly but infrequently, and make sure the excess water drains away from the pot. During the winter months, reduce the watering frequency as the plant enters a period of dormancy. In winter, only water when the soil is completely dry, and be cautious to avoid overwatering as dormant plants are more prone to root rot.
Propagation: Echeveria Agavoides 'Blue Dragon' sp. can be propagated through leaf or stem cuttings. To propagate through leaves, gently remove a healthy leaf from the mother plant, allow it to dry for a few days, and then place it on well-draining soil. Mist the soil occasionally; new roots and a rosette will eventually develop.
Primary color: Green Secondary color: Reddish or burgundyCold hardiness: USDA zone 9-11Product format: 2" potSuitability: balcony, window
Propagation: leaf, stem cutting