A stemless, star-shaped rosette of fat leaves this relative of the Houseleek was introduced from Mexico. Awarded a RHS AGM it has pink-red & yellow flowers that appear in summer.
Generally not harvested
Sown at 15 - 18ºC in early spring
Separate plantlets that have started to developed roots or take leaves from the base of the plant in spring & leave to callus over for a few days before placing on the surface of a tray of cactus compost topped with grit & place in a warm position with good light keeping the soil slightly moist.
Chalk, Gravel, Loam, Sand
Soil PH preference
Acid, Neutral, Alkaline
A low maintenance plant that suits container growing indoors .
Can also suffer from Mealybugs but is generally Disease free.