-About Echeveria Strictiflora var. Nova-
Echeveria Strictiflora var. Nova originates from Central and South America, especially in Mexico and Texas, the US. Its remarkable appearance makes it perform as a cool queen among plenty of succulents. The oblanceolate shape of leaves stretches upwards, revealing their positive spirits. Its foliage edges are featured with deep red, while the primary color of its leaves is bluish-green, making the whole plant look privileged. It's no denying that it was expensive once but easy to propagate and plant, making it a regular variety.
-How to care for Echeveria Strictiflora var. Nova-
Sun/Location: Echeveria favors sunshine. Thus enough sunshine condition is beneficial to make its rosette compact, but it doesn't enjoy the sun all the time. For featuring without a frosty foliage surface, the succulent is at the disadvantage of protecting itself from sunburn, which may destroy its beauty. So it's appropriate to be set indoors in summer while outdoors in spring and fall. When given sufficient sunlight, the foliage becomes gray with a black edge, making Echeveria Strictiflora var. Nova looks mysterious.
Soil/Pot: For Echeveria Strictiflora var. Nova features a similar soil character to Echeveria, for it's a variant of Echeveria succulent. To help it grow better, loose soil condition with good drainage and permeability is necessary. The rocky environment can be a good choice. Add some coarse perlite and Humus soil to provide proper drainage conditions and get the plant vigorously alive! Pots with excellent breathability also count!
Watering: Strong drought resistance is one of its characteristics. So, the watering of Echeveria Strictiflora var. Nova needs to follow the "soak and dry" principle. The amount and frequency of watering should be controlled, particularly in winter, to prevent its roots from rotting. And it's better to put it in a ventilated place after watering.
Disease: Too much water and extremely high temperature mostly account for the sickness. Both situations may lead Echeveria Strictiflora var. Nova to Black Rot infection. Therefore, please pay more attention to the succulent in summer!
Primary color: green and red edge
Secondary color: green and black edge
Bloom color: pink
Product format: Rooted in 2" pot
Suitability: Balcony, Window, Garden
Propagation: Leaf cutting, Pups, Seeds
Special characteristics: easy to propagate, pet safe