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Aeonium Tricolour

Aeonium Tricolour


14cm height / 10cm Pot

SKU: aeo001
    • The Aeonium Tricolour boasts a unique combination of colors that will captivate onlookers. Its rosettes feature a striking blend of green, cream, and pink, creating a tricolour effect that adds a touch of elegance and charm to your garden. The variegated leaves are thick and fleshy, providing a visually appealing texture that adds depth to the overall appearance of the plant.

    • 14cm in height. 

    • 10cm pot.
    • Aeonium Tricolour, also known as Aeonium arboreum 'Tricolor,' is a stunning succulent that can be grown outdoors in the UK under the right conditions. Here are some care instructions to help you keep your Aeonium Tricolour healthy and thriving:

    • Sunlight: Aeonium Tricolour thrives in bright, indirect sunlight. Place it in a location where it receives at least four to six hours of sunlight per day. In the UK, it's best to provide some protection from intense midday sun, especially during the summer months.

    • Temperature: Aeonium Tricolour can tolerate cool temperatures but is not frost-resistant. It's important to protect it from freezing temperatures, as prolonged exposure can damage or kill the plant. If temperatures drop below 5°C (41°F), consider bringing the plant indoors or providing some form of winter protection, such as a greenhouse or conservatory.

    • Watering: Aeonium Tricolour has moderate water needs. Water the plant thoroughly when the top inch of the soil feels dry, but ensure the soil is well-drained to prevent waterlogged conditions. During the winter months, reduce watering frequency as the plant enters a period of dormancy.

    • Soil: A well-draining soil mix is crucial for Aeonium Tricolour. Use a mixture of cactus or succulent potting mix and perlite or pumice to ensure good drainage. Avoid heavy soils that retain moisture, as this can lead to root rot.

    • Fertilizer: Feed your Aeonium Tricolour with a balanced, water-soluble fertilizer diluted to half strength during the growing season (spring to early autumn). Apply the fertilizer every four to six weeks to provide essential nutrients.

    • Pruning: If your Aeonium Tricolour becomes leggy or elongated, you can prune it back to encourage a more compact shape. Use clean, sharp pruning shears to trim the stems just above a leaf node. You can also remove any dead or damaged leaves as needed.

    • Winter Care: Put your Aeonium in a greenhouse or bring inside when the temperatures drop in winter.

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