Turkish Hens and Chicks grow to be small shrubs with woody stems and small rosette style flowers. The leaves are fuzzy and green with red margins if you expose this succulent to full sun. This plant grows similar to Sempervivum varieties, forming mat-like clusters. A beautiful succulent to grow as ground cover in a nice shady spot in your garden, or to use as a filler for your succulent arrangements and crafts.
: Canary Islands, Maderia, Morocco, East Africa
ZONE: 9, 10, 11
Hardiness: tender soft succulent - will not tolerate frost
Bloom Color: white
Recommended light conditions: dappled or part shade /
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 small and medium size (based on availability)
Country of Origin: USA
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.
It arrived fast and was well protected
My plants came quickly and in good shape.
It was good
Growing great! Looks good and love the difference in look from other hens and chicks
Came fast and healthy