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Echeveria Perle von Nurnberg: A Step by Step Care Guide

  Echeveria Perle von Nurnberg ,  best known for being a really popular hybrid of the Echeveria  that comes with unique attributes such as beautiful color and leaves. Belonging to the  Crassulaceae  family, Echeveria Perle von Nurnberg  are unique and common in the succulent world. This variety of succulents is easy to find in stores, let alone at home gardens. If you’re planning to grow Echeveria Perle von Nurnberg, then you’re in for a real treat. This succulent can make a stunning display plant for your indoor area. Echeveria Perle von Nurnberg can be grown like any  other type of succulents ; with direct or indirect sun, low water content, sufficient fertilizers and propagation methods. You can follow the below planting steps and care guide for a successful and healthy growth.   Features of Echeveria Perle von Nurnberg: Following are a few features that can be found in Echeveria Perle von Nurnberg making them one of the rarest succulent species. ·        Common: The leaves are from
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How To Take Care of Aeonium Kiwi

  Aeoniums are natives of Madeira, the Canary Islands and North Africa , this unique succulent is a favorite among many gardeners.  Aeonium plants belong to the Crassulaceae (stonecrop) family of succulents and the genus Aeonium. It features spoon-shaped leaves appear dark green near the base and lighter near the top with the upper leaves achieving a kiwi-colored appearance. In spite of its unique and attractive traits, Aeonium kiwi succulent can grow up to 3 feet tall, with each rosette able to grow up to 8 inches in width. Aeonium kiwi’ succulent is a low maintenance plant. It can adapt to any given environment with proper care, and can make a stunning addition to your indoor or outdoor space. Interested in this show stopping succulent? Read on to find out how to take care of them effectively.   How to take care of Aeonium Kiwi succulent? ·        Well-draining soil: Any  succulents  for it grow vibrant needs a stable base that provides sufficient nutrients. This base can be in the f

Trachyandra Tortilis: A Step by Step Care Guide

Trachyandra Tortilis, also known as the ribbon plant is a rare species of succulents that comes with unique attributes such as curling steams and leaves. Belonging to the Asphodelaceae succulent family, Trachyandra Tortilis are unique and uncommon in the succulent world. This variety of succulents is hard to find in stores, let alone at home gardens. If you’re planning to grow Trachyandra Tortilis, then you’re in for a real treat. With a longer life span compared to other succulents and its exceptional coiled and spiraled stems, this succulent can make a stunning display plant for your indoor area. This unique succulent finds its origin in South Africa and Madagascar and can be grown from seeds. Trachyandra Tortilis can be grown like any other type of succulents ; with indirect sun, low water content, sufficient fertilizers and propagation methods. You can follow the below -planting steps and care guide for a successful and healthy growth.   Features of Trachyandra Tortilis: Fo

How To Take Care Curio Ficoides ‘Mount Everest’ Succulent

Curio ficoides aptly named the ‘Mount Everest’ succulent is a fast spreading shrub that is distinctively characterized by its attractive narrow leaves. Native to the subcontinent region of South Africa, this unique succulent is a favorite among many gardeners. Known by other names such as, Skyscraper Senecio and Mount Everest Senecio, this specie belongs to the Genus succulent plant family of Curio. It features vivid coloured leaves of blue-grey and blue-green, with upright translucent stems that start branching from the bottom of the succulent. Hence, the name ‘Mount Everest’ is derived with its resemblance to the colour of icy mountain tops. In spite of its unique and attractive traits, Curio ficoides ‘Mount Everest’ succulent is often considered as weeds. This is because of its fast spreading tendencies, as it can spread up to 2 feet and grows up to 4 feet tall.   During summer and spring months, the succulent bears white flowers that grow at the tip of the stems. Curio fi

What Is Peat Moss and Why It’s So Special for Succulent Gardeners?

If you are an avid succulent gardener, you might have come across a dark brown fibrous soil mix called peat moss. This organic matter has become a part of succulent grower’s go-to soil component because of its numerous attributes. Peat moss is considered to be an excellent alternative as a soil amendment for various indoor plants like succulents , cactus and others. For succulent gardeners this soil mix is better used as a medium along with other soil components like compost, manure, perlite and others. This helps in providing structure to the soil and eliminates any compactness that can arise over time. It also caters to various benefits like good drainage, ample aeration, acidic nature and many more. These attributes makes peat moss an ideal contender for succulent gardeners on the lookout for a perfect soil mix . But like many of its counterparts, peat moss also has certain cons when it comes to its sustainability and non-renewable nature. Read on to find out what peat moss is a