About Echeveria Trumpet Pinky
If you're enthusiastic about rare Korean succulents, Echeveria Trumpet Pinky may fascinate you. Echeveria Trumpet Pinky, a mutation variant of Echeveria Pinky, which is, furthermore, a hybrid of Echeveria peacockii 'desmetiana', originally comes from Korea. The succulent is also dramatically called Piggy Nose. It inherited the lovely nickname because its former stretched leaves turn into tubular forms, making every single leaf a nose-like trumpet. Despite being named pinky, the succulent only sometimes remains pink once it's exposed to enough sunlight and temperature stress. This is because the farina stuck on it can protect from sunburn. Wrinkling around its edges is another identification of this plant.
How to care for Echeveria Trumpet Pinky
Sun/Temperature: Generally, Echeveria Trumpet Pinky keep glaucous green or silver-blue during most of its growth. With adequate sunlight, its foliage will transform into purple with vibrant pink edges, making the whole succulent plant elegant and mysterious. That means warmer temperatures would be optimal for the healthy growth of the Echeveria Trumpet Pinky plants. On the contrary, Short of sunlight can result in its re-stretching. Also, when the temperature is below 30F, it's recommended to take some thermal preservation measures.
Location: Because of its sunlight requirement, it's better to place the indoor succulent near the windowsill. If you plant them outdoors, a buffer period is necessary for them to accommodate the environment. Planting outside in winter is not suggested.
Soil/Pot: Echeveria Trumpet Pinky favors a light acid environment, 5.5-6.0 ph. Soil condition acclimates it better. Besides, fertilizer is not a necessary option for its thriving. But adding organic soil is still beneficial to its growth. Like many Echeveria succulents, a good drainage condition is also needed. Choose a ceramic pot with a draining hole and put some gritty mix rocks, and you'll gain its satisfaction signal.
Watering: The trumpet succulent's roots rot could happen mainly for two reasons. They are overwatered, or the succulent is planted in the poor draining soil mix. Always keep in mind to check your soil before watering. Please water in its growing seasons, especially in spring, and reduce the frequency in its dormancy season like winter. Click here to learn how often to water succulents.
Primary color: green, silver-blue
Secondary color: purple, pink
Bloom color: pink
Flower shape: bell-shape
Cold hardiness: zone 10a-11b (from 30F to 50F)
Product format: 2" pot
Suitability: balcony, Window, Garden
Propagation: leaf cutting, seed
Special Characteristic: tubular leaves, pet safe