Pachyphytum Moonstones is a primarily light green succulent with oval plump leaves that resemble smooth stones. The plump leaves help it retain water for longer periods of time. If planted or placed in part sun the leaves will become a soft pink. Perfect to use as a filler for your succulent arrangements or planted as a fun ground cover for your garden. A popular succulent to add to your collection.
ZONE: 9, 10
Hardiness: tender soft succulent - will not tolerate frost ❄️
Recommended light conditions: full sun ☀️ part shade 🌳
Bloomtime 💐: Winter
Flower 🎨: Red
Watering Needs Indoors: Instead of giving your succulents gradual sips of water throughout the week, give them a good soaking, to the point where water runs out the drainage holes at the bottom of the pot. Be sure to empty the water that runs into the saucer, succulents do not like to sit in water. Then let the soil dry out completely before watering again.
Watering needs Outdoors: In the Summer water your succulents every two weeks, by soaking them and letting them dry before watering again. In the Winter water your succulents once a month.
Technical Information About This Plant
- Requires bright light for most of the day. Or constant dappled shade.
- Best to water every 2 weeks. Avoiding letting water sit in the rosette.
- Available in a small size and as a cutting. (based on availability)
Knowing what your planting zone is can be vitally important to your plants thriving. Keep in mind that the zones pertain to OUTDOOR planting. If you plan to keep your plants indoors for fall-winter the zones may be irrelevant.