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|1||Graptopetalum macdougallii, Laxmi Kamal, Lakshmi Kamal - Succulent Plant|
|2||3 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 Height||5 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
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.
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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
- It is one of the excellent ornamental plants
Frequently Asked Questions
What is another name for a Graptopetalum macdougallii?
Graptopetalum macdougallii is commonly known as Ghost plant
How tall do Graptopetalum macdougallii grow?
On average Graptopetalum macdougallii grows Up to 6 inch
What color are Graptopetalum macdougallii?
A Graptopetalum macdougallii plant bears flowers of color Yellow
When Graptopetalum macdougallii blooms?
With enough light, Graptopetalum macdougallii may produce Yellow flowers in Spring and Summer
How hard is Graptopetalum macdougallii to grow?
A Graptopetalum macdougallii is Easy to grow
How much sunlight does a Graptopetalum macdougallii need?
A Graptopetalum macdougallii prefers Natural indirect bright light/Artificial bright light
How much water does a Graptopetalum macdougallii need?
A Graptopetalum macdougallii prefers watering Water a plant when the topsoil in the pot (3 to 4 inch) feels dry to touch.Do not overwater the plant
What kind of soil does a Graptopetalum macdougallii need?
A Graptopetalum macdougallii prefers Soil should be well drain and fertile, rich in organic content.
What temperature does a Graptopetalum macdougallii like?
A Graptopetalum macdougallii prefers 15 to 35-degree celsius
How often should I fertilize my Graptopetalum macdougallii?
To encourage Graptopetalum macdougallii growth, Apply organic fertilizers
Sunday, 15 March 2020
Great plant for a green gift
Tuesday, 03 March 2020
This is easy to grow with low maintenance requirements
Monday, 10 February 2020
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