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Echeveria species/Hen and Chicks

Echeveria species / Echeveria species
A thick fleshy silvery-gray foliage
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A thick fleshy silvery-gray foliage

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Scientific Name: Echeveria species
Common Name: Hen and Chicks
Plant Type: Evergreen
Leaf Type: Needleleaf
Hardiness Zone: 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11 Determine Your Zone
Height: Under 1 foot
Spread: 1-2 feet
Bloom time: Spring, Summer, Fall
Flower color: Various
Light Exposure: Sun, Part Sun
Drainage: Well drained, Moist, Dry
Rate of Growth: Slow
Water Requirement: Medium
Maintenance Level: Low
Susceptible to insects
and diseases:
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Comments: Hen and Chicks are plants that grow close to the ground with leaves formed around each other in a rosette. The main plant is the "hen" and the "chicks" are the offspring, which start as tiny buds on the side of the main plant and soon sprout their own roots, taking up residence close to the mother plant.