-About Pachyphytum' Apricot Beauty'-
Pachyphytum' Apricot Beauty' features a rosette shape with oval and plump foliage whose frontal surface is flat, while the dorsal part characterizes the triangle form. Unlike regular-grown succulents, its variegated identification paints the foliage with common green in the center and yellow changing to pink on both sides, which are the mutation parts. In this case, the insufficiency of chlorophylls results in its slow growth. But planted long, a longer stalk may still happen.
-How to care for Pachyphytum' Apricot Beauty'-
Sun/Temperature: Pachyphytum' Apricot Beauty' desires adequate sunlight and extensive temperature swings to make its variegated appearance more evident. The latter helps develop its transparent beauty state. If not exposed to plentiful sunlight, Pachyphytum' Apricot Beauty' will probably turn green and lose its variegated colors. But never treat the succulent casually in summer, or the sunburn and intense ultraviolet rays can threaten its life. Timely shade is needed. Click here to learn how to care for variegated succulent.
Propagation: The ways to propagate the succulent are common. Both leaf cuttings and stem cuttings are practical. The former method is superior in the growing rate, but the color may fade to green. The latter helps to keep its variegated condition. If you are a beginner in propagating, it is highly recommended to start with Pachyphytum 'Apricot Beauty'.
Soil/Pot: Good drainage benefits the breathtaking activity of Pachyphytum' Apricot Beauty'. Not only draining potholes but also loose soil are necessary. Mix the soil with organic perlite and gritty maifanitum stones, and you'll discover that your succulent grows in a healthy condition and is easy to breed. No extra fertilizers are needed.
Watering: In the growing period, it's suggested to only water live succulents once the soil tends to dry out. After that, full irrigation work should be done if necessary. Use a soil moisture meter to check the humidity. Remember that overcontrol of watering will make the succulent wrinkled while overwatering will cause rotten problems. Thus extreme treatment is inadvisable.
Primary color: green, yellow, pink
Secondary color: green, yellow, pink
Product format: rooted in 2" pot
Suitability: balcony, window, garden
Propagation: leaf cutting, stem cutting