Echeveria linguifolia Lemaire
Cremophila linguifolia is a dark, glossy-green succulent that has very attractive, plump leaves. It can take on yellow/red tinges in strong light.
The rosettes are with 15 to 25 leaves and up to 7 inches in diameter. The leaves are green and not glaucous, up to 3.6 inches long, up to 2.2 inches wide and with rounded margins. The inflorescence are particularly long and horizontal or
pendent. The flowers are white or greenish
Echeveria linguifolia is one of the most versatile variety, this species flourishes best in bright light of a full sun. . it has average Water Needs. Watering needs to be done when the soil becomes dry to touch in summer season and should not be watered during the winters. It requires a porous soil with good drainage for a healthy growth.
These decorative little plants can be grown in interesting containers such as tea cups and even miniature baby shoes. Make sure the container had adequate drainage. If it doesn't have, it might be a good idea to pop the plant out of its container and add a layer of gravel to the bottom to reduce the wicking action of the soil above.
It can be used as an ornamental plant.
As a general rule of thumb, all the ones with colourful leaves like Echeverias, Sedeveria and Graptopetalum like bright sunlight and semi shade in extreme summers. They cannot be kept indoors or in full shade. All succulents love morning sun.
You can fertilise your succulent once a month.
Watering tips : Make sure NOT to water on the plant itself. Water directly in the soil. You can use a cup or a glass to make sure the water does not spray on leaves. When watering, make sure water comes out of the drainage hole.
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