-About Echeveria Agavoides 'Jade Star '-
Echeveria Agavoides 'Jade Star' is a rare striking succulent cultivar plant that is renowned for its aesthetically stunning appearance, characterized by a compact rosette of leaves that are predominantly orangish-reddish from gray-green when this cutie is happily stressed, tinged with subtle pink and red hues, creating a magnificent display of contrasting tones. The leaves are stiff, plump, and acuminate with a unique triangular shape that tapers to a sharp point. The foliage is arranged in a tightly packed, symmetrical rosette, typically growing up to 3-4 inches in diameter. The leaves are smooth, glossy, and lined with delicate white filaments that enhance their delicate appearance. Echeveria Agavoides 'Jade Star' produces clusters of small, bright yellow flowers atop a tall, slender stem in the summer months. These blossoms serve as an excellent accent to the plant's foliage, adding a touch of vibrancy to its already impressive appearance.
-How to care for Echeveria Agavoides 'Jade Star '-
Sun/Location: Echeveria Agavoides 'Jade Star' s maintenance can be referred to Echeveria Agavoides series with similar growth habits. Echeveria Agavoides 'Jade Star' prefers full sun to partial shade to develop its pronounced orange-reddish color. It is appropriate to grow outdoors to absorb the scattered light for at least 6 hours during the growing period in spring and autumn. Echeveria Agavoides 'Jade Star' prefers temperatures between 60-80°F. Remove Echeveria Agavoides 'Jade Star' indoors to shade in the heatwave and supply artificial light to defend against the severe cold in winter.
Soil/Pot: Echeveria Agavoides 'Jade Star' thrives in well-draining potting soil, with a slightly acidic pH between 6.0 and 6.5. Blend coarse sand, perlite, or pumice into cactus or succulent potting soil to improve drainage. Add a layer of pebbles and charcoal to encourage good drainage on the well-drained pot. Repot in warm spring to make this cutie grow happily in the long run with better porosity and breathability. Clamp off these dry leaves with gardening tweezers to prevent fungal diseases for dead leaf accumulations on the bottom.
Watering: Echeveria Agavoides 'Jade Star' requires infrequent watering since it is drought tolerant. It is placing your finger in the top layer of soil to test whether it is bone dry. The soak-and-dry method is generally applied when the potting soil is dry out. The immersive watering method is also recommendable if placed in a ventilated and breathable location. Be careful to water along the edge of the pot to the potting soil instead of the rosette and foliage, preventing waterlogging, bacteria, and fungal diseases.
Humidity: Echeveria Agavoides 'Jade Star' prefers low humidity levels and is susceptible to rot in high humidity. This succulent plant is adapted to thrive in arid environments, making it well-suited to low humidity conditions. The excess moisture accumulates on the leaves when growing in a humid environment, resulting in rot and fungal diseases. It is essential to keep Echeveria Agavoides 'Jade Star' in a well-ventilated area with good air circulation to avoid waterlogging. Avoid placing the plant in a closed or humid environment, increasing the risk of moisture buildup.
Pests Control: Echeveria Agavoides 'Jade Star' is generally disease-resistant but is susceptible to fungal diseases, particularly if overwatered. Keep an eye out for common pests such as mealybugs and spider mites, and treat them immediately with insecticidal soap or neem oil.
Primary color: Gray-Green
Secondary color: Orangish-Reddish
Cold hardiness: Zone 9a-11b(From 20F to 50F)
Product format: 2" pot
Suitability: Balcony, Window, Rock Garden, Container, Terrariums
Propagation: Leaf, Cutting, Beheading
Special characteristics: Easy to propagate, Low maintenance, Pet Safe