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Echeveria 'Dusty Rose'

Echeveria 'Dusty Rose' is an attractive succulent that forms fast-growing rosettes of powdery violet leaves. The beautiful colour on this succulent only gets better with more sunlight. It offsets freely to form attractive clusters up to 8 inches (20 cm) in diameter in time. The flowers are orange in colour.

Caring for Echeveria

1) Avoid prolonged sun exposure for variegated species as it can lead to sunburn

2) Minimise rain splash to prevent rot

3) Use inorganic, well-draining, gritty mix

4) Always use a pot with a drainage hole

5) Give at least 4-5hours of direct morning sun or 8-12 hours of grow light to prevent etiolation

6) Propagate by stem cuttings, leaf or seeds

7) Avoid spraying with water or oil-based products as the farina will be destroyed, avoid getting water in the middle of the rosette

😎 It is normal for bottom leaves to dry up if it is newly potted as the roots are not established. Give it some moisture to start the rooting process.

8) Treat regularly with diluted fungicide solution such as captan or zagro stilt, to prevent fungal infections that can lead to rot.

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