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Echeveria cana (Echeveria cana)

Beginner
skill rating
1 hour care
per year
0.15m
Max height
0.1m
Max spread
5-10 years
To maturity

Plant details

Botanical name

Echeveria cana

Other names

Echeveria cana

Genus

Echeveria Echeveria

Species

E. cana - E. cana is a tender, succulent, rosette-forming, evergreen perennial slowly forming columns of cylindrical to slightly flattened, fleshy, red-flushed, pale blue-green leaves. Racemes of apricot to yellow-orange flowers bloom from early summer to early autumn.


Echeveria cana is: Evergreen

Habit

Rosette

Flower

Apricot, Yellow-orange in Summer; Apricot, Yellow-orange in Autumn

Foliage

Blue-green, Flushed red in All seasons

How to care

Watch out for

Specific pests

Aphids , Mealybugs , Vine weevil Aphids , Mealybugs , Vine weevil

Diseases

Generally disease-free

General care

Pruning

Little to no pruning required.

Propagation

Separate offsets in spring. Sow seed at 15-18C in early spring.

Propagation methods

Seed, Offsets, Leaf cuttings


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Where to grow

Echeveria cana (Echeveria cana) will reach a height of 0.15m and a spread of 0.1m after 5-10 years.

Suggested uses

Conservatory, Containers, Drought Tolerant, Gravel, Indoor

Cultivation

Under glass, grow in standard cactus compost in full light. Needs low humidity. In growth, water moderately & feed with a low nitrogen fertiliser. Can be taken outside in summer. In frost-free areas, grow in moderately fertile to poor, well-drained soil in full sun with some afternoon shade in summer.

Soil type

Sandy, Loamy

Soil drainage

Well-drained

Soil pH

Acid, Alkaline, Neutral

Light

Full Sun

Aspect

North, South, East

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

Echeveria cana

Other names

Echeveria cana

Genus

Echeveria Echeveria

Species

E. cana - E. cana is a tender, succulent, rosette-forming, evergreen perennial slowly forming columns of cylindrical to slightly flattened, fleshy, red-flushed, pale blue-green leaves. Racemes of apricot to yellow-orange flowers bloom from early summer to early autumn.

Native to

Mexico

Foliage

Evergreen

Habit

Rosette


Colour

Flower

Apricot, Yellow-orange in Summer; Apricot, Yellow-orange in Autumn

Foliage

Blue-green, Flushed red in All seasons


How to care

Watch out for

Specific pests

Aphids , Mealybugs , Vine weevil

Diseases

Generally disease-free

General care

Pruning

Little to no pruning required.

Propagation

Separate offsets in spring. Sow seed at 15-18C in early spring.

Propagation methods

Seed, Offsets, Leaf cuttings


Monthly care advice


Where to grow

Echeveria cana (Echeveria cana) will reach a height of 0.15m and a spread of 0.1m after 5-10 years.

Suggested uses

Conservatory, Containers, Drought Tolerant, Gravel, Indoor

Cultivation

Under glass, grow in standard cactus compost in full light. Needs low humidity. In growth, water moderately & feed with a low nitrogen fertiliser. Can be taken outside in summer. In frost-free areas, grow in moderately fertile to poor, well-drained soil in full sun with some afternoon shade in summer.

Soil type

Sandy, Loamy

Soil drainage

Well-drained

Soil pH

Acid, Alkaline, Neutral

Light

Full Sun

Aspect

North, South, East

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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