|1||Pachyphytum compactum Rose - Succulent Plant|
|2||3 inch (8 cm) Grower Round Plastic Pot (Black)|
Pachyphytum compactum is an attractive succulent with short, stout stem up to 6 inches (15 cm) long, that often branch towards the base and hold rosettes with many cylindrical, up to 1.2 inches (3 cm) long, light green to grey-white leaves with heavy white veins and deep purple tips.
The inflorescence is up to 1 foot (30 cm) tall. The flowers are pale yellow in the center and the rest of the flower is pinkish orange.
|Plant Height||6 inch (15 cm)|
|Plant Spread||4 inch (10 cm)|
|Maximum Reachable Height||6 inches|
|Flower Colour||Pinkish orange|
|Difficulty Level||Easy to grow.|
This plant can be grown from leaf cuttings. Pull a leaf from the main stem, leave it to dry for a day, then place it on the surface of the growing medium. The growing medium should be light and well drained, you can use a mixture of soil, sand and compost. The leaf will form roots and eventually, a small rosette will appear at the base. It requires minimum 10 degrees C temperature and partial sun to form roots and new growth. Remove and pot up the new plant when well rooted. Water the new plant regularly.
|Sunlight||Full sun to partial shade.|
|Watering||It needs regular water in summer, but reduce watering during winter month|
|Soil||Well drained soil.|
|Temperature||25-35 degrees C|
|Fertilizer||Use any organic fertilizer during spring.|