Echeveria 'Purple spoon'
Common Name: Topsy Debbi, Lilac Spoons
Botanical Name: Graptoveria 'Topsy Debbi'
Other names: Echeveria ‘Purple spoon’
Origin: Central America, Mexico, South America
Echeveria purple spoon is one of the most interesting hybrid succulents known for its unique foliage shape & structure. They are landscapers’ favorite for container plantings & rock gardens. This rare succulent has dramatic spoon-shaped leaves having dusty green color with light shade of pink at the top. One magical thing about this plant is its color spectrum which changes as per the weather conditions. It usually intensifies in cold temperature. Echeveria purple spoon, with its beautiful stemless rosettes, is really a collectable gem from the succulent universe.
Growth Habits: Up to 15 cms high
Soil Requirement: Sandy, Cocopeat, well drained
Watering Schedule: Once a week as per the weather conditions. Plant will demand more water in hot conditions.
Light condition: Full or partial sunlight for 4 – 6 hours a day
Ideal Temperature: Anywhere between 18 - 32 degree Celsius
Repotting instructions: This plant hardly needs any repotting but whenever required you can easily repot the plant with fresh soil or large container having proper drainage.
Suitable Locations: Rock gardens, shaded Balcony, bedroom, windowsill, tabletop, vertical garden, etc.
• Avoid keeping this plant outside during rainy season and also during the days of extreme heat or extreme cold. • Always use pots with proper drainage hole. Excess water can damage the plant in a very short time. Never let your succulents sit in water. • Water only when the soil is dry to touch. Do no put or sprinkle water on leaves of this plant as it may cause damage. • You can keep this plant indoor, but it will not grow quite as well due to its high requirement for sunlight. They need substantial amount of light to thrive.