Giant Velvet Rose
Rosettes of Aeonium canariense can reach diameters of up to 20 centimeters. The flower spike can grow up to 70 centimeters high.
- Popular name(s): Giant Velvet Rose, Canary Island Aeonium
- Botanical name: Aeonium canariense
- Family: Crassulaceae
- Origin: Tenerife (Spain, Canary Islands)
- Height: The rosettes can reach 20 centimeters in width. The flower spike reaches lengths of up to 70 centimeters.
- USDA zone: 12 (50 F/10 °C)
- Lighting: Full to part sun, tolerates hot summer sun
- Soil: Crushed lava gravel, pumice gravel
- Watering: Allow to dry between the waterings, avoid waterlogging, water sparingly in winter
- Feeding: Liquid fertilizer monthly from spring to late summer
- Wintering: Temperate at 50 °F to 59 °F (10 °C to 15 °C)
Categories: Succulents | Crassulaceae |