-About Echeveria' Doraemon-
Echeveria 'Doraemon' is a stunning succulent plant that belongs to the family Crassulaceae and the genus Echeveria. Its leaves are arranged in a rosette formation and are a striking blue-gray with pink edges. The leaves are thick and fleshy, giving the plant a plump appearance. Once Echeveria' Doraemon blooms, it grows a tall stalk with clusters of small, bell-shaped pink flowers in spring and summer. This cutie has a waxy texture and can take on different hues when E. 'Doraemon' is happily stressed. Echeveria 'Doraemon' is a popular and highly sought-after succulent due to its unique and eye-catching appearance.
-How to care for Echeveria' Doraemon-
Sun/Location: E. 'Doraemon', like most Echeveria succulents, prefers full sun in the morning and light shade sun exposure the rest of the day in spring and autumn. Provide shade with a sheer curtain to keep from the scorching heatwave in summer. Wrap cute baby succulents with horticultural fleece or a hessian blanket to keep frost in harsh winter.
Soil/Pot: E. 'Doraemon' prefers well-draining soil in a planter pot with drainage holes to allow excess water to escape, evaporating moisture smoothly. Blend sandy coarse, perlite, or pumice into the potting soil to make E. 'Doraemon' thrive. This mixture provides adequate drainage and prevents waterlogging, leading to root rot. E. 'Doraemon' should be repotted every 2-3 years or when it has outgrown its current container. Repot in the spring or summer when the plant is actively growing. Prune any damaged or rotten roots to encourage new, healthy growth during repot.
Watering: Echeveria 'Doraemon' should be watered sparingly, as it is a drought-tolerant succulent that can be susceptible to root rot if overwatered. Water Echeveria 'Doraemon' in the morning, as this allows any excess moisture to evaporate before cooler temperatures set in at night. Avoid watering the plant at night, as this can leave the plant sitting in damp soil overnight, increasing the risk of fungal infections and other issues. Water sparingly using the "soak and dry" method and avoiding getting water on the leaves or in the center rosette can help ensure the plant stays healthy and thrives.
Humidity: Echeveria 'Doraemon' does not require high humidity levels and is prone to rot negatively in overly humid environments. Provide adequate airflow and avoid high moisture to ensure the live succulent plant stays healthy and thrives.
Pest Control: Early detection is crucial to stop pests spreading and causing devastating damage to the plant. Use a gentle stream of water to rinsh away any visible pests or webbing from the plant. Spraying insecticidal soap or neem oil could also effectively control pest populations.
Primary color: Green
Secondary color: Red
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