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Echeveria Melaco - Succulent Plant

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Echeveria Melaco is an attractive succulent plant with a shiny brownish red rosette with a green centre.
What makes it special:
  • Echeveria melaco is very low maintenance plant.
  • one of the best for sunny windows.
  • Hardy nature with an attractive look.
  • Popular house plant with attractive leaves.
  • It contains

    SrItem name
    1Echeveria Melaco - Succulent Plant
    23 inch (8 cm) Grower Round Plastic Pot (Black)
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    About Echeveria Melaco

    Echeveria is evergreen or deciduous compact rosette succulent in Crassulaceae family. It is rosette succulent in dark brown color.Leaves are numerous compact and densely crowded, obovate-cuneate in shape.

    Plant Specifications

    Plant Height5 inch (13 cm)
    Plant Spread 4 inch (10 cm)
    *above specification are indicative only. actual dimensions may vary by +-10%
    Common Name Rosette succulents, Black rosette,
    Maximum Reachable Height Up to 6 inches.
    Flower Colour orange.
    Bloom Time Mid-summer.
    Difficulty Level Easy to grow.

    Planting and care


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    Sunlight

  • Keep the plant indoor or outdoor with Natural direct / Artificial bright Light.
  • 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
  • Poke your finger/plain small stick into the soil to check the moisture.
  • Water when top soil (3-4 inches) feels dry to touch.
  • Water thoroughly in the summer and reduce watering in winter and rainy season.

  • Application of Fertilizer
  • During the main growing season feed the Money plant with organic fertilizer once a month.
  • Loosen the topsoil without disturbing the roots of the plant so it can uptake the nutrients and moisture easily.

  • 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 and then move the plant in its suitable climatic condition.

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    Plant Protection
  • Remove dead, infected or damaged plant parts and dispose them away from the planting area.
  • Spray Neem, Eucalyptus or Citrus oil for any insect/pest attack, as a primary treatment.

  • Donts
  • Easily grows in AC rooms but away from AC vents.
  • Do not over-water the plant especially when pot does not have drainage holes.
  • Echeveria Melaco care

  • Keep the plant in Natural indirect 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.
  • Sunlight
  • At least 1-3 hours of preferably morning sunlight a day is ideal for plant to grow well and natural indirect bright light for the rest of the day.
  • Watering
  • Before water poke your finger/plain small stick into the soil to check the moisture.
  • Water when top soil (3-4 inches) feels dry to touch.
  • Water thoroughly in the summer and reduce watering in winter and rainy season.
  • Soil Soil should be well drain and fertile, rich in organic content.
    Temperature 20-40 degrees celsius.
    Fertilizer
  • During the main growing season (June-July) feed the plant with organic fertilizer.
  • Echeveria Melaco uses

    Ornamental Use:

    • It is used for ornamental purpose as succulent in dish garden, terrarium etc

    Frequently Asked Questions

    How to plant Echeveria seeds?

    Generally, the seeds are not using to grow Echeveria plant.You can propagate Echeveria from leaf cuttings

    What is an Echeveria plant?

    Echeveria is a large genus of flowering plants. Belong to Crassulaceae family. Echeveria is an very attractive succulent plant.

    How to propagate Echeveria plants?

    You can propagate Echeveria from leaf cuttings. simply remove and replant one of the leaves to produce a new plant. Start by gently pulling a leaf from the succulent in a twisting motion. Try to get the whole thing, including the little nub where it attaches to the stem. A perfect leaf will be shaped like a U on the end that was attached to the plant.Set the leaves on a paper towel for a few days to allow the ends to dry out and scab over. When ready, stick the very end into a shallow bed of soil.Place the new plant in indirect light. Mist the leaves with water a few times a week, or lightly water them at the soil level. Within a few weeks, roots will begin to grow, followed by baby plants.

    How to plant Echeveria pups?

    Find Right Size Pot for Echeveria . Select the pot of having size up to 4 inches. Make the potting mix - Contents: Sand (50%), and anyone of the following in 50 % amount Perlite / Vermiculite / Cocopeat (50%). While repotting remove the pups from mother plant of having 1 inches tall. Place a small amount of soil mix in the bottom of the new container. Carefully set the Cactus pup in the new container. If the bottom of the Echeveria is not level with the rim of the pot, remove it and add a little more soil. Keep doing this until the Echeveria is level with the rim. Water- Water the plant thoroughly. Keep a day after repotting and then water. Use care when watering, since overwatering is one of the biggest problems with Echeveria. Let the soil dry out completely between watering, avoid overwatering.

    How to plant Echeveria offsets?

    Moisten the soil and carefully remove each offset from the parent plant. Then allow both the offsets and parent plant to callus before replanting. Fill a small pot with propagating soil, leveling it off about a half-inch from the brim. Repot the seedlings, waiting three or four days to water them.

    How to plant Echeveria cuttings?

    With succulents like jade, sedum and echeveria, you can simply remove and replant one of the leaves to produce a new plant. Start by gently pulling a leaf from the succulent in a twisting motion. Try to get the whole thing, including the little nub where it attaches to the stem. A perfect leaf will be shaped like a U on the end that was attached to the plant.Set the leaves on a paper towel for a few days to allow the ends to dry out and scab over. When ready, stick the very end into a shallow bed of soil.Place the new plant in indirect light. Mist the leaves with water a few times a week, or lightly water them at the soil level. Within a few weeks, roots will begin to grow, followed by baby plants.

    Echeveria seeds germination time?

    Generally, the seeds are not using to grow Echeveria plant.The germination process usually starts in 4 days, while most of the seeds germinate in a couple of weeks.

    Echeveria plant types?

    Echeveria Black pprince. Echeveria agavoides. Echeveria agavoides. Echeveria colorata. Echeveria colorata. Echeveria elegans. Echeveria elegans. Echeveria haagai. Echeveria haagai.

    Where to plant Echeveria?

    You can plant Echeveria indoor where it will get bright indirect light.

    Are Echeveria indoor plants?

    Yes, Echeveria is an indoor plant.

    How to plant Echeveria elegans?

    These easy little succulents produce offsets or baby plants nestled against the mother rosette. These are easy to separate and grow. Just pull the little rosette away and replant in a potting mix - Contents: Sand (50%), and anyone of the following in 50 % amount Perlite / Vermiculite / Cocopeat (50%).

    Echeveria plant uses?

    Echeveria plant is a beautifully elegant plant generally use as an ornamental plant.

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