Graptopetalum macdougallii, Laxmi Kamal, Lakshmi Kamal - Succulent Plant

Succulents are popular for two simple reasons: they are beautiful and nearly indestructible. Graptopetalum macdougallii is an attractive succulent plant with leaves arranged in rosettes and a great confidence booster for the new gardener to grow.

    What makes it special:
  • One of the Beautiful and hardy succulent.
  • Low maintenance plant.
  • Best for sunny windows.
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23 inch (8 cm) Grower Round Plastic Pot (Black)

About Graptopetalum macdougallii

Graptopetalum macdougallii is an attractive succulent plant belongs to the family of the Crassulaceae. The leaves are arranged in rosettes. Each ground-hugging rosette bears up to 50 leaves and is up to 3 inches in diameter. This gives mature succulents a rangy appearance, which is easy fix by pinching back.

The leaves are rounded, tongue-shaped to semi-spathulate, bright bluish to greenish, glaucous, and sharply pointed at the apex. The flower has 5 petals marked with dense red lines.

Plant Specifications

Plant Height5 inch (13 cm)
Plant Spread 2 inch (5 cm)
*above specification are indicative only. actual dimensions may vary by +-10%
Common Name Ghost plant
Maximum Reachable Height Up to 6 inch
Flower Colour Yellow
Bloom Time Spring and Summer
Difficulty Level Easy to grow

Planting and care


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Sunlight:

  • Keep the plant in Natural indirect bright light/Artificial bright light area.
  • Protect the Money plant from direct harsh sunlight as it can cause damage to the foliage.

  • Soil
  • The soil should be well drained and fertile rich in oragnic content.

  • Watering:
  • Water a plant when the topsoil in pot (3 to 4 inch) feels dry to touch.
  • Water thoroughly in the summer and reduce watering for the winter & rainy season.
  • Try to water the plants in the morning around 8-10 am.

  • Application of Fertilizer:
  • Apply fertilize a plant mostly in the spring and early monsoon season.
  • Loosen the topsoil without disturbing the roots to the plant can easily uptake the nutrients and moisture.

  • Re-potting:
  • When a plant outgrows in current pot, re-pot with fresh potting soil and some fertilizer.
  • Do the re-potting late evening and keep the plant in shady area for 2 to 3 days then move the plant to its required light condition.


  • For re-potting procedure click here

    Plant Protection:
  • Remove dead, infected or damaged plant parts.
  • Graptopetalum macdougallii care

    Initial care for 1-2 weeks after receiving plant at your location:

  • Keep the plant in Natural indirect /Artificial bright Light.
  • Poke your finger/plain small stick into the soil to check the moisture.
  • Water when top soil (3-4 inches) feels dry to touch.
  • Do not re-pot for min. 2 weeks after receiving it.

  • Key requirements to keep plant healthy:

    Sunlight Natural indirect bright light/Artificial bright light
    Watering
  • Water a plant when the topsoil in the pot (3 to 4 inch) feels dry to touch.
  • Do not overwater the plant
  • Soil Soil should be well drain and fertile, rich in organic content.
    Temperature 15 to 35-degree celsius
    Fertilizer Apply organic fertilizers

    Graptopetalum macdougallii special feature

    The silvery gray to bluish-green foliage has a pinkish tinge to the edges of the leaves when they are young.

    Graptopetalum macdougallii uses

    Ornamental Use:

    • It is one of the excellent ornamental plants

    Frequently Asked Questions

    Graptopetalum how to grow?

    Graptopetalum can grow through seeds, cuttings and offsets. Consider the following points to grow a plant. 1. Pot size up to 3-inch upper diameters with a drainage hole. 2. Sunlight- Natural indirect bright sunlight is required. 3. Soil- Soil or potting mixture should be well-drained, fertile and nutrient-rich. 4. Water-Water the plant when 3-4 inch surface soil layer feels dry to touch. 5. Fertilizer - Apply any organic fertilizer during the main growing season(spring-Feb-march, monsoon-July-sep.). Note - For further details check the product description on nurserylive.com

    How to propagate Graptopetalum pentandrum?

    Graptopetalum pentandrum propagate by leaf cuttings or offsets. 1. Twist a leaf from the mother plant, Allow the cuttings to dry out for several days. 2. Choose a pot having of 3-inch upper diameter and drainage holes. 3. Fill the 1/3 pot with well-drained soil rich in organic content and place the cutting in the center of the pot. 4. Fill the remaining pot with the same soil, Water the plant immediately. 5. Keep the plant in indirect bright light location.

    How to prune Graptopetalum?

    There are no special techniques for pruning Graptopetalum. At the time of prune remove old, yellow, infected or any diseased part of a Graptopetalum should be removed.



    Reviews

    Monday, 27 July 2020

    I can see the love and care that goes into shipping my plants, thanks nurserylive.

    Prakash Sarma

    Thursday, 23 July 2020

    Very good plant, very impressive packing, 2-3 leaves were dried. But will give 5 star

    Rahul Gupta

    Sunday, 15 March 2020

    Great plant for a green gift

    Pratibha Sharma
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