Echeverias and Rosettes 101: Color, Care, and Form

Behold the enchanting Echeveria! Their lovely rosette forms are often among the first to catch the eye of those new to succulents. The attractive growth pattern is a great example of the golden ratio or sacred geometry, and the whimsical variety of colors and leaf shapes makes them oh so very collectible. 

But sometimes when you bring them home, within a short amount of time, they start looking less compact and lose their colors. 

This video will help you learn what you can do to keep your Echeverias, Sedeverias, Graptoverias, Graptopetalums, Sedums, and other rosette form succulents looking their best. 

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2 Month progress and first water since starting Astrophytum asterias seedlings (200+ germinated!)

Here’s a 2 month update on the Astrophytum asterias I started back on February 8th 2024 in the video ‘Sterilizing soil and starting Astrophytum asterias seeds – Microwave and plastic bag methods.’

This is the first time watering them since I started them. I’m keeping them bagged for at least another month to help them build stronger roots and defenses against fungal gnats and soil pathogens like mildew.

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