- Graptoveria Fred Ives- “The Urban succulent.” Graptoveria ‘Fred Ives’ (aka X Graptoveria ‘Fred Ives’ in PlantFiles) is a hybrid between Graptopetalum paraguayense and Echeveria gibbiflora, a very commonly hybridized species of Echeveria. This plant stands out as exceptionally attractive all year round labeling itself as trouble free and easy growing succulent. ‘Fred Ives’ is an aggressive and rapid grower. No other Crassulacae member grows faster than this plant, as per research.
- This plant displays an amazing variety of color patterns, sizes and shapes depending on time of year and where it’s growing. There are few succulents that actually seem to enjoy both exposure to sun and cold both, withstanding extreme temperatures. Though these are drought plant, over watering do not impact these plants. We call these hardy succulents as perfect for our urban gardens. Freshly extracted juice of these plants are believed to be useful as treatment for conjunctivitis.
- Succulents keep producing oxygen all through out the night & it purifies the air. It help to moisturise our living spaces. Succulents help in better focus & aid in quicker recovery. More the succulents at your place will keep you healthy & will lessen your sick leave. We constantly use mobile phones, I pads , Tabs and Computers in our daily routine, thus we are getting exposed to high radiations causing various health issues. It absorb these radiations as they are anti radiation plants.
- Do’s and Don’t’s: Over watering can kill your succulents. Lack of sunlight can also kill the succulents. Morning sun light for 2 to 3 hours will give it beautiful natural glow. To avoid pests in succulents, remove dying or rotting leaves and flowers from plants and pot regularly. Hydrate with clean water. Maintain temperature between 20 to 35 degree Celsius. Most succulents do not like frost.
- Proper soil with drainage is absolutely necessary.It is imperative that succulents are planted in soil that allows water to drain quickly. If soil retains water for too long it can cause root rot. They prefer sandy soil. Make sure the container had adequate drainage. If it doesn’t, it might be a good idea to pop the plant out of its container and add a layer of gravel to the bottom to reduce the wicking action of the soil above. These Plants can be used as decorative little plants.
Natural Small Graptoveria Urban Plant
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