Echeveria Lola can be described as an elegant and simple succulent.
Many have entered the world of succulents through echeverias.
If this is your case, it was possibly a Lola the first one you had in your hand.
This is an excellent option for succulent arrangements since they add substance when they act as a base plant.
The Echeveria Lola do not grow very large, generally less than 6 inches tall and 12 inches wide.
They are relatively durable, and you can grow it as an indoor or outdoor plant.
Fun fact: Echeveria Lola is a hybrid of two different species of echeveria and was created by Dick Wright.
Tips to take care of the Echeveria Lola
This plant likes well-lit places where ithe can receive direct sun in the morning or in the afternoon.
In some areas, they can be grown in full sun.
Like all succulents, it needs a soil of rapid drainage and irrigation when the substrate is completely dry.
As a general rule, Echeveria lola should be watered every week or every two weeks during the growing season (summer), depending on the heat and dryness of the air. Watering decreases in winter.
If you live in a cold place, move your succulent plant outside in the sunny months and place it in a window where it receives good lighting.
However, remember that they are not frost resistant. If the temperature starts to fall below 45º F (7º C), you must move it inside your home.
Fertilize with worm castings humus two or three times during its growth period.
This succulent does all the work for you. Echeverias are called “chickens and chicks.” You know why?…
Because they clone themselves.
Chicks or children can be detached from the mother plant and planted wherever you want.
You may have to untangle or cut some roots, but usually, a gentle pull will separate them.
It can also spread through a leaf, although the process takes a long time. Simply do the following:
Pull a leaf by pressing near the stem. You need a completely intact sheet to work.
Place the leaf in some soil for a few days.
Water frequently, but in moderation. Enough to keep it wet.
In a couple of weeks, you will see a small stalk.
Echeveria is susceptible to pests, including the dreaded mealybug. Avoid over-watering, and treat any pests with 70% isopropyl alcohol.
It is known that this species is capable of storing water reserves in their tissues to cope with drought.
Among them, the cactu stand out for their resistance to aridity, but not all crass are cactus.
The plants of the genus Echeveria are of this type of succulents that store a lot of water.
There are many different species and cultivars within this genus, all with similar morphology although with small differences.
The leaves are always fleshy and symmetrically arranged in the form of a rosette but have some color variations or even shapes.
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