Echeveria 'Corderoyi' 5.5cm
Echeveria agavoides 'Corderoyi' 5.5cm - Ετσεβέρια
Echeveria agavoides 'Corderoyi' also known as 'Aquamarine', is a beautiful succulent plant that is a favorite among collectors and gardeners alike. Its common name of 'Aquamarine' came about after a large nursery propagated them by tissue culture and it was renamed Echeveria 'Aquamarine' for marketing purposes.
This stemless succulent grows to around 20cm in diameter, forming a solitary rosette of thick, fleshy leaves. The leaves are triangular in shape, aquamarine in colour, hence the name and have a terminal spine. In summer, the plant produces beautiful pinkish-red flowers with petals tipped with dark yellow, which appear in clusters on slender stalks up to 50cm long.
- It requires a lot of light throughout the year, however, avoid direct sunlight especially during the hottest hours of the day.
- It is preferable to keep it at mild temperatures and never below 10 °C, for this reason it is recommended to shelter it during the winter period.
- Water moderately but only when the soil is completely dry. It is enough to water the plant once a week in spring and summer and suspend watering completely in autumn and winter.
- The best soil is a well draining one, for example formed by a mixture of peat and pumice so that the water does not stagnate.
- They do not need frequent fertilization, it is sufficient to dilute the fertilizer with watering once a year.