Echeveria

Echeveria setosa (Mexican Firecracker) (72 cells)

Cell Size: 72 cell tray. Depth 2.35". Volume (max. dry) cubic inches: 2.23
Recommended Finish Size: 1 gallon
Growing Media: Well-draining commercial media
Growing Temperature: 65-75 F (days) 55-65 F (nights)
Soil PH: 5.8-6.2
Soil EC: 1-1.5
Finish Time for Spring Sale: 10 - 12 weeks
Growing Info: Pinch after transplant.
Fertilizing: Constant liquid feed at low levels of 100 - 150 ppm N
Moisture Level: Grow plants evenly moist.
Watch for Pest and Disease: No serious insect or disease problems.
Vernalization Requirements: Not required.
Supplemental Lighting: High light is beneficial.
Growth Regulators: Generally, not needed.
Day Length: Grown primarily for foliage.
Other: None

SKU:4339

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Description

Description

The specific epithet "setosa" is Latin for hairy, describing the dense, soft white bristles on the cupped, rounded foliage.


  Production Location: Florida
  Tray Size: 72 plants
  Common Name: Mexican gem
  USDA Hardiness Zone: 9 - 11
  Mature Height: 36 inches
  Exposure: Full Sun to Part Shade

Cultural Information

Cultural Information

Cell Size: 72 cell tray. Depth 2.35". Volume (max. dry) cubic inches: 2.23
Recommended Finish Size: 1 gallon
Growing Media: Well-draining commercial media
Growing Temperature: 65-75 F (days) 55-65 F (nights)
Soil PH: 5.8-6.2
Soil EC: 1-1.5
Finish Time for Spring Sale: 10 - 12 weeks
Growing Info: Pinch after transplant.
Fertilizing: Constant liquid feed at low levels of 100 - 150 ppm N
Moisture Level: Grow plants evenly moist.
Watch for Pest and Disease: No serious insect or disease problems.
Vernalization Requirements: Not required.
Supplemental Lighting: High light is beneficial.
Growth Regulators: Generally, not needed.
Day Length: Grown primarily for foliage.
Other: None

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