Aichryson

Aichryson

Life form Succulent
Family Crassulaceae
Origin Canary Islands, Azores, Madeira, Morocco
Ease of cultivation Easy with little difficulty.
The size In the height of 15-30 cm.
Growth rate Average
Lifespan Many years
Temperature In the summer: room, in winter it is desirable not higher than 59 ° F, if it is in the rest period without irrigation, it can withstand 41 ° F.
Humidity Low.
Lighting Bright sunlight is suitable.
The soil The soil is suitable with succulents and a small addition of sand. For a mixture of own preparation, take:   3 parts of coarse sand or perlite, 2 parts of garden land, 2 parts of humus (leafy earth), 1 part of charcoal and bone meal, lime or a little egg-shell.
Watering The top layer of soil between waterings in the summer should dry up. Watered approximately every 10-15 days, in November and February 1 time a month, in December and January almost no water.
Fertilizer During growth, every 2-3 weeks to feed fertilizer for cacti.
Reproduction Stem or leaf cuttings, which must first be dried. Rooting in sand and water. Seed propagation possible.
Bloom Plentifully blooms in yellow flowers.
Transfer In the spring, every 2 years.
Features of care A winter rest period is required.
Difficulties It is affected by a spider mite, mealybugs. Root rot is possible with excessive watering.
Air cleaning
Toxicity


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