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Aeonium leuconeura (Aeonium leuconeura)

Beginner
skill rating
1 hour care
per year
2m
Max height
2m
Max spread
2-5 years
To maturity

Plant details

Botanical name

Aeonium leuconeura

Other names

Aeonium leuconeura

Genus

Aeonium Aeonium

Species

A. leuconeura - A. leuconeura is a tender, succulent perennial with short, upright stems bearing compact mounds of dense rosettes of oval, pointed, fleshy, grey- to bright green leaves, each leaf with a purple stripe down the centre. Conical panicles of cream to pale yellow flowers bloom in late spring.


Aeonium leuconeura is: Evergreen

Habit

Cushion or Mound Forming, Rosette

Flower

Cream in Spring

Foliage

Flushed purple, Bright-green, Striped, Grey-green, Flushed red in All seasons

How to care

Watch out for

Specific pests

Aphids , Mealybugs Aphids , Mealybugs

Diseases

Generally disease free

General care

Propagation

Sow seed at 19-24C in spring. Take rosette cuttings and keep in slightly moist cactus cutting compost at 18C.

Propagation methods

Seed, Stem tip cuttings


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Where to grow

Aeonium leuconeura (Aeonium leuconeura) will reach a height of 2m and a spread of 2m after 2-5 years.

Suggested uses

Coastal, Conservatory, Containers, Gravel, Greenhouse, Hanging baskets, Indoor, Sub-Tropical

Cultivation

In frost-free areas, grow in moderately fertile, well-drained soil. In hot, dry areas, best with midday or partial shade. In areas with cooler summers, best in full sun. Leaf colour is best in full sun. If container grown, overwinter indoors. Under glass, grow in cactus compost in filtered light. In the growing season, water freely & feed 2-3 times. Keep dry when dormant.

Soil type

Loamy, Sandy

Soil drainage

Well-drained

Soil pH

Acid, Alkaline, Neutral

Light

Full Sun

Aspect

South, West

Exposure

Sheltered

UK hardiness Note: We are working to update our ratings. Thanks for your patience.

Indoor heated (H1), Tender in frost (H3)

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Botanical name

Aeonium leuconeura

Other names

Aeonium leuconeura

Genus

Aeonium Aeonium

Species

A. leuconeura - A. leuconeura is a tender, succulent perennial with short, upright stems bearing compact mounds of dense rosettes of oval, pointed, fleshy, grey- to bright green leaves, each leaf with a purple stripe down the centre. Conical panicles of cream to pale yellow flowers bloom in late spring.

Native to

Canary Islands

Foliage

Evergreen

Habit

Cushion or Mound Forming, Rosette


Colour

Flower

Cream in Spring

Foliage

Flushed purple, Bright-green, Striped, Grey-green, Flushed red in All seasons


How to care

Watch out for

Specific pests

Aphids , Mealybugs

Diseases

Generally disease free

General care

Propagation

Sow seed at 19-24C in spring. Take rosette cuttings and keep in slightly moist cactus cutting compost at 18C.

Propagation methods

Seed, Stem tip cuttings


Monthly care advice


Where to grow

Aeonium leuconeura (Aeonium leuconeura) will reach a height of 2m and a spread of 2m after 2-5 years.

Suggested uses

Coastal, Conservatory, Containers, Gravel, Greenhouse, Hanging baskets, Indoor, Sub-Tropical

Cultivation

In frost-free areas, grow in moderately fertile, well-drained soil. In hot, dry areas, best with midday or partial shade. In areas with cooler summers, best in full sun. Leaf colour is best in full sun. If container grown, overwinter indoors. Under glass, grow in cactus compost in filtered light. In the growing season, water freely & feed 2-3 times. Keep dry when dormant.

Soil type

Loamy, Sandy

Soil drainage

Well-drained

Soil pH

Acid, Alkaline, Neutral

Light

Full Sun

Aspect

South, West

Exposure

Sheltered

UK hardiness Note: We are working to update our ratings. Thanks for your patience.

Indoor heated (H1), Tender in frost (H3)

USDA zones

Zone 11, Zone 10, Zone 9

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