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Echeveria imbricata

Echeveria imbricata

Consumer Information

Narrative Description:

Tight rosettes of flat grey-green leaves that when mature, form offsets freely to produce large solid clumps. It has a branched arching inflorescence bearing clusters of red and yellow flowers in the spring and early summer.

Ideal Conditions:

Prefers full sun, or partial shade with free-draining soil or compost.

Possible Situation:

Perfectly suited for planting in gravel gardens, paved areas, rockeries and small containers. Try mixing with other succulents and alpines.

Resilience:

Hardy

Habit:

Spreading

Height x Spread / Trail:

15 x 20 cm

Features:

Typical Season:

Spring

Summer

Autumn

Winter

Flower Colour:

Red

yellow

Foliage Colour:

green

silver/grey

Flowering Time:

April - October

Planting Recommendations:

Container

Rockery

Prefers:

Full Sun

Part Sun

Temperature Tolerance:

A hardy plant which will survive normal winter conditions outside, especially if protected from the worst frosts.

Plant Care:

Cultural Information

Family:

CRASSULACEAE

Genus:

Echeveria

Species:

imbricata

Category:

Succulents

Recommended Pot Sizes:

9cm

11cm

1Ltr

Pot Spacing:

Leave enough room so that foliage does not overlap within crop time.

Typical time required from pot to sale:

0 weeks over Winter

12 weeks in Spring / Summer

Based on producing a finished pot size of 1L for plug products and 2L for liner products. (*)

Growing Media / Irrigation / Water Capacity:

Well drained - keep dry

Feeding / Fertilser
(during crop time):

NPK balanced feeding

Feeding Frequency:

Requires infrequent feeding (Low EC)

Recommended pH:

Standard 5.0 to 5.5

Growth Regulation PGR:

Due to the current approval situation, please contact your PGR provider

Temperature During Production:

Medium crop 8 - 15C

Temperature During Transport:

12-16C

Availability

Available to Order:

N/A

Recommended Sales Window:

N/A

Forecast Availability:

Wk/Yr:25/18
Qty:15

Please note: this forecasted availability is a guide only. Quantities can be increased or produced earlier on request.

P&D Susceptibility

Common Pests:

Vine Weevil

Common Diseases:

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Additional Notes (*):

All information provided is based on producing a default finished pot size of 1L for our plug products, and 2L for 7cm and 9cm liner products. For alternative pot sizes please adjust cultural notes accordingly.

Finishing times - Based on average estimated climatic and environmental conditions, and are for guidance purposes only.

Temperature These conditions assume a protected ornamental growing environment. Recommended growing is generally above 5C.

Feeding Does not specify controlled release or liquid fertiliser application. This choice will depend on your conditions, requirements and preferences please contact your fertiliser consultant for suitable products to meet your requirements.

Growing media and pH Is shown for guidance purposes only - please contact your growing media consultant for suitable growing media to meet your requirements.



Disclaimer

This information is for guidance purposes only and is based upon our own growing environment and experience during trials. It is wise to use your own knowledge about your growing conditions and local environment in order to make informed cultural decisions.