Echeveria 'Ramillette' is a bright apple green colored succulent. This plant grows round dense rosettes with wide pointy leaves that turn red in full sun. This succulent is also known as Mexican Hens and Chicks because of how easily it propagates and creates clusters of plants that grow from one single mother plant. A succulent plant that will happily live in a rock garden or as a thriller for your succulent arrangements.
Native to: Mexico
Hardiness: tender soft succulent - will not tolerate frost
Recommended light conditions: partial sun partial shade
Bloomtime: Winter through Spring
Bloom Color: yellow/orange
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.
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.
carefully packaged. My mexican hens and chicks arrived all intact. I got 3 little babies and the mother plant. Now they’re beautifully repotted and are doing well.