Long narrow crimson leaves touched with lime green form large rosettes. Produces lots of chicks.
Production Location: Florida
Tray Size: 50 plants
Common Name: Hen and chicks
USDA Hardiness Zone: 5 - 9
Mature Height: 3 - 6 inches
Exposure: Full Sun to Part Shade
Recommended Finish Size: 1 gallon
Growing Media: Well-draining gritty, commercial media
Growing Temperature: 65-75 F (days) 55-65 F (nights)
Soil PH: 5.8-6.2
Soil EC: 0.6-0.9
Finish Time for Spring Sale: 8 - 10 weeks
Growing Info: Pinching not required.
Fertilizing: Constant liquid feed at low levels of 100 - 150 ppm N
Moisture Level: Grow plants on the dry side.
Watch for Pest and Disease: Leaf rot, root rot, rust, stem root
Vernalization Requirements: Not required.
Supplemental Lighting: High light is beneficial.
Growth Regulators: Generally, not needed.
Day Length: Grown primarily for foliage.