Sun: full sun to partial shade
Water: Typical water needs for a succulent
Temperature: Zone 10a from 30° F to 35° F (-1.1 ° C to 1.7° C)
Winter Survival: Not cold hardy
Propagation: offsets, cuttings
Flower: in the summer
Toxic: Generally non-toxic to humans and animals
Space Requirement: Indoors & Outdoors
Common Problems: No major pests, Plants may rot if overwatered
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Basc Care for Echeveria ‘Sahara’
Regular watering period should be every 2 weeks
You can water your succulent more than often in extreme conditions but make sure that the soil is completely dry before watering your succulent again.
Only feed this succulent during its active growing seasons which means spring and fall. 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 ‘Sahara’"
Echeveria ‘Sahara’ requires full sun to partial shade. It's best to keep it in an area of your garden or home that gets plenty of bright, indirect sunlight throughout the day. When temperatures are too hot and direct sunlight is too intense, try moving Echeveria ‘Sahara’ to a shadier spot for part of the day.
When temperatures drop below freezing, it is important to take precautions to protect Echeveria ‘Sahara’ from the cold. Insulating and providing adequate drainage for the plant are key elements in helping it survive winter weather. Wind and sun exposure should also be minimized to prevent 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 ‘Sahara’ 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 with offsets is a great way to get more plants from the same mother plant. All you have to do is cut away an offset and pot it in soil, and soon enough you’ll have a brand-new Echeveria ‘Sahara’!
One way to propagate Echeveria ‘Sahara’ is by cutting
Echeveria ‘Sahara’ is not known to pose any significant health risks, as it is not considered to be toxic. However, it is best to keep the plant away from young children and pets, as they may ingest some of the parts of this plant that could contain toxins which can cause mild skin irritation.
Pests and Diseases
Echeveria ‘Sahara’ is not affected too much by common pests and diseases like most of the other succulents.
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