Echeveria Elegans, also named Mexican snowball, is a species of flowering plant which belongs to a family named “Crassulaceae”.
Care and Propagation:
For growing this plant first of all we will use a pot having drainage holes in it. After growing this plant we have to take care of its water, we have to water this plant when we watch that its soil is going to dry. On another hand, if you can watch it regularly then you can make a chart of when to water your plant. You can also use a popsicle stick to check the soil, just by deep it into the soil. And to avoid overwatering we recommend you use a moisture meter so that plant grows well.
The next thing to care about this plant is that this plant loves sunlight, so don’t place this plant in a shady part position, it will result in a rosette shape and it will be deformed. The leaves of this plant spread in all directions so, you can remove lower leaves and will repot them again.
Other Names Of Echeveria Elegans:
- Mexican gem
- Hen and Chicks
- Mexican ghost plant
- Mexican snowball
1. Is Echeveria Elegans is herb or shrub?
Significantly, this plant is considered a herbaceous plant.
2. Is it an annual or perennial flower?
This flower grows every year.
3. What is the growing season of Echeveria elegans plant?
The ideal season to grow globe flowers in Spring (Early, Mid, Late).
4. How many colors are available in Echeveria ?
Echeveria elegans is available in Pink and Green.
5. What is the average size of this plant?
The mature size of the range from Echeveria elegans 8″ 20cm tall and spread 12″ 30 cm.
6. What is the origin of Echeveria Elegans?
You will find these flowers widely in the regions of Mexico.
7. Does these flowers are poisonous?
No these plant are not poisonous at all and has no toxic effects.
8. Is there any medical benefits of these flowers?
Yes, these flowers are used in the treatment of various issues and act as an antioxidant and had purifying properties.
9. Are the leaves of the Echeveria Elegans edible?
No, Echeveria should not be eaten in on purpose.