Sun: Bright indoor light
Water: Typical water needs for a succulent
Winter Survival: Not cold hardy
Propagation: leaves, offsets, seeds
Flower Type: Unknown - Tell us
Toxic: Generally non-toxic to humans and animals
Space Requirement: Indoors & Outdoors
Common Problems: Plants may rot if overwatered, Fungal diseases
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Basc Care for Echeveria ‘Paul Bunyan’
Regular watering period should be every 2 weeks
One simple tip for you is that you can use some online apps to check the soil status before you go water your succulents. I would recommend the ThePlantsCheck app, it has some nice features there.
Only feed this succulent during its active growing seasons which means winter. Use the right fertilizer applied in the right amounts. Applying half-strength balanced fertilizer every month or so is recommended for optimal results.
Do not fertilize during winter as the plant is dormant.
Sun & Location Requirements for "Echeveria ‘Paul Bunyan’"
Succulents need plenty of bright, indirect light. Your Echeveria ‘Paul Bunyan’ is no exception! In order to thrive, Echeveria ‘Paul Bunyan’ needs to be in a spot that gets direct sunlight for at least part of the day. If you don't have access to natural sunlight indoors, consider investing in an LED grow-light or other artificial lights to mimic sunlight.
As per this succulent profile, it is only able to stay healthy when the environment temperature is above the range of %temperature_label%.
In order to protect Echeveria ‘Paul Bunyan’ from freezing temperatures, it is important to provide adequate insulation and drainage. A layer of mulch or gravel will help protect the roots by keeping them warm during cold weather. In addition, protection from wind and sun exposure can help reduce the chances of frost damage.
Any succulents in the group will need a medium space to grow. You can place your pot at your table or window. Since this plant needs more space than mini succulents, you should consider do not plant them together with other succulents/plants.
Echeveria ‘Paul Bunyan’ also benefits from some indirect light throughout the day as well, so make sure you give it enough space to soak up light without becoming too exposed to heat.
Propagating succulents with leaves is a satisfying way to obtain new plants. Start by cutting some healthy leaves from the mother plant, then place them on top of potting mix and water regularly. In time you'll have vibrant succulents that you grew yourself!
Succulents can be propagated easily by taking offsets from the mother plant and replanting them in fresh soil. The offset will eventually grow into a new succulent that is identical to its parent.
Echeveria ‘Paul Bunyan’ propagates easily from seeds, however it's important to look for healthy ones which are plump, dark in color and slightly sticky when touched. To start the propagation process, mix a soil mixture with well-draining potting mix then sow the seeds evenly and press them lightly into the surface. Finally, water the soil using a spray bottle and place it in bright but indirect light to ensure germination.
Echeveria ‘Paul Bunyan’ is generally non-toxic to humans and animals. However, the plant may contain certain toxins which can cause mild skin irritation if it is ingested or comes in contact with skin. Therefore, it is important to keep the plant away from children and pets for safety reasons.