The most elegant succulent out there, Echeveria Perle von Nurnberg is a charmer. Its beautiful, faded green leaves have a tint of blue and lavender and the dusty white appearance makes it look pristine. The tiny rosette is embellished with little coral pink and yellow flowers in summer.It’s a hybrid between two Echeveria varieties and was first grown in Germany.The sun loving succulent can be easily grown, following the basic succulent care tips.
Common name: Pearl of Nurnberg, Duchess of Nuremberg
Scientific name: Echeveria Perle von Nurnberg
Size: Upto 15 cm in diameter
Toxicity: Non toxic
Twice a month.Just like any other succulent, the beautiful blue rosettes need very little water. Water more during the growth phase and once establish, reduce the watering to only when the soil has completely dry. Never water inside the rosette.
Partial to Full sun. At least 6 hours of bright sunlight is ideal. Low light surroundings can lead to the dullening of colours and full sun brings brighter shades.
Loose, well-draining cactus mix is perfect for this succulent. Some added gravel and sand can make the perfect potting mix for succulents.
Just like most succulents, these too, grow well in dry to normal conditions. No extra humidity is required.
Mostly, Echeverias don't need any fertilizer, but a little pampering does no harm! You may treat your succulent with a slow releasing fertilizer during spring and summer.
Leaves and the top stem of the plant may be used to clone Echeverias.Gently pull the leaves from the stem and leave them to dry for a day. Then, place on loose succulent soil and water once. You will start seeing tiny plantlets on the leaves within a few weeks. Similarly, the top portion of the plant can be cut off and planted in fresh soil, simple!