-About Echeveria 'Falling Cherry Blossoms'-
The succulent plant known as 'Falling Cherry Blossoms' belongs to the Echeveria genus within the Crassulaceae family. The leaves of Echeveria 'Falling Cherry Blossoms' are thick and tightly clustered together, forming a rosette that resembles a rose. The leaves have small pointed tips. When it is thriving, the leaves become vibrant and showcase shades of red or pink. There may also be dark markings or spots on the leaf surfaces.
-How to care for Echeveria 'Falling Cherry Blossoms'-
Sun: Echeveria 'Falling Cherry Blossoms' thrives in well-lit areas with ample sunlight. However, it's essential to protect the plant from intense and scorching sunlight, especially during the hot summer months. Providing shade or relocating the plant to an area with filtered light will help maintain an optimal balance of sunlight, ensuring healthy growth and preventing leaf damage from excessive exposure.
Temperature: Echeveria 'Falling Cherry Blossoms' thrives in moderate temperatures from 65°F to 75°F. While it can tolerate slightly higher temperatures, shielding the plant from extreme heat or frost is crucial. To prevent stress and sunburn during hot periods, it's recommended to offer some shade or relocate the plant to a cooler spot. Similarly, during frosty conditions, bringing the plant indoors or providing protection to avoid damage from the cold is advisable. Maintaining an appropriate temperature range will support optimal growth and ensure the succulent's overall health.
Soil: When planting Echeveria 'Falling Cherry Blossoms', select a soil mix specifically formulated for succulents and cacti that promotes good drainage. This soil type prevents water from pooling around the roots, minimizing the chances of root rot occurring. A soil mixture with approximately 60% drainage material is recommended to ensure that the roots are not prone to rotting. However, for young succulents, a slightly lower ratio of around 30% drainage material can be suitable to promote healthy root development. Finding the right balance in the soil composition is important to provide the ideal growing conditions for your succulents.
Water: To ensure the well-being of your Echeveria 'Falling Cherry Blossoms', it is advisable to water the plant moderately and allow the soil to completely dry between each watering session partially. It is crucial to avoid overwatering, as it can have detrimental effects on the plant's health. During the active growth period, water deeply but infrequently, making sure that any excess water drains away from the pot. As the plant enters its dormant phase in winter, reduce watering frequency due to decreased water requirements.
Propagation: Echeveria 'Falling Cherry Blossoms' can be propagated through leaf or stem cuttings. To propagate through stem cuttings, allow the cut end to callus over for a few days before planting it in well-draining soil.
Primary color: GreenSecondary color: Pink, redCold hardiness: USDA zone 9-11Product format: 2" potSuitability: balcony, window
Propagation: leaf, stem cutting