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Hens and Chicks Plant Description

Sempervivum Hens and Chicks, is native to high altitudes of France and Italy, it grows a very symmetrical hen house of rosettes. It boasts blue-green leaves with reddish-purple margins. An super offsetter, hence the "hen n' chicks" nickname! They are tolerant of cold like few other succulents. We recommend you plant them in clusters, while landscaping or in your favorite succy pot!

Hens and Chicks Plant Specs and Regions

Native to: France, Italy

Zone: 5-8

Hardiness: tender soft succulent - will not tolerate frost

Recommended light conditions: full sun to partial shade

Bloomtime: Summer

Bloomcolor: various colors

Hens and Chicks Water and Light Recommendations

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.

Customer Reviews

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Elaine Stanley

Very happy with them! doing good so far. Thanks!!

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Gloria Martin
hens and chicks

perfect

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Carol Stewart
Love it

Love, love, love it!

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Mary Allen
Packed well

Just as described. Well packaged. Arrived healthy.

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Debra Evans
Barnyard plants

So far so good,they seem to like their little pot.

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Michelle Vansandt
Nana Van

They are really looking good

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