-About Echeveria Star Snow-
Echeveria Star Snow, also called Echeveria' Starry Snow', has rosettes of thick, fleshy leaves that grow compactly. The leaves have a light green or grayish-green color as a base. When it's thriving, the succulent is mostly pink-orange in color, and the tips of the leaves are more likely to turn red. The leaf edges are slightly curled outward, giving the plant a star-like shape. The surface of the leaves is covered with farina, which gives people a snow-white touch, hence the name "snow."
-How to care for Echeveria Star Snow-
Sun/Temperature: Echeveria Star Snow is not heat-resistant but likes to grow in an environment with sufficient light. It needs to enjoy light nourishment in a warm environment with an average of 4-6 hours per day. The most suitable growth temperature is between 53F and 82F, promoting leaf growth. Echeveria Star Snow becomes dormant in summer, and it should be properly shaded to prevent the plants from sunburn or heat hurt due to exposure to the sun. Click here to learn how to care succulent in summer.
Water: The way to water is very important to keep your Star Snow healthy. The Soak and Dry method of watering applied commonly among succulents can also be applied to Echeveria Star Snow. Avoid spraying with water or oil-based products, as the farina will be destroyed. Instead, immerse the succulent entirely in water or put them in a shallow container filled with water to help it drink can not only protect but also clean the farina. You should prevent the succulent from standing in the water logged in the tray and minimise rain splash to prevent rot.
Soil: Echeveria 'Starry Snow' prefers well-draining potting soil for succulents that allows excess water to flow quickly. A mixture of cactus soil amended with perlite, pumice, or coarse sand provides the necessary drainage. And always use a succulent pot with a drainage hole. The ideal time to repot your Echeveria' Starry Snow' is during the active growth period, which is typically in the spring or early summer. During the desoiling of Echeveria Star Snow, try to only gently drag the back of the outermost leaves to avoid touching and wiping the farina. Click here to learn how to repot succulent.
Primary color: gray-green, orange
Secondary color: orange, red
Bloom season: late spring or summer months
Cold hardiness: 9b to 11b (from 25F to 50F)
Product format: rooted in 2" pot
Suitability: garden, bright windowsill
Propagation: leaf cutting, beheading
Special characteristic: pet safe