How to grow Echeveria

Its a useful place to start if we understand that Echeveria’s are succulent plants coming from pure desertsucculent 1 conditions like a cactus. Most succulents have some part of the plant that is more than normally thickened and fleshy, usually to retain water in arid climates or arid soil conditions. Echeverias are natives of Central America and Mexico and grow best in desert conditions but cool desert conditions.

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Sowing and growing Biennial flowers

Biennials differ from annuals – which flower and set seed all in one growing season – in that they grow fast from seed and develop strong roots and foliage in one season, before flowering in the next.

For most, this means that they germinate and grow without flowering in summer and autumn, remaining dormant over winter, then

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