How to care for Echeveria pulidonis

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Pulido’s Echeveria

The rosettes of Echeveria pulidonis can reach diameters of up to 15 centimeters and show several inflorescences per year. Like most species of the genus, Pulido’s Echeveria is native to Mexico.

Several cultivars of Echeveria pulidonis are available, which differ in the coloration of their leaves. Some hybrids with Echeveria agavoides are also existing.

Echeveria pulidonis Pulidos Echeveria

How to care for Echeveria pulidonis

Ideal places are those where Echeveria pulidonis receives sunlight for at least three hours a day. It can be kept in the garden or on the balcony over the summer, but does not tolerate frost.

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Echeveria pulidonis in my garden. In the back you see Pachyphytum oviverum.

The soil should be permeable and contain mineral components. Commercially available cactus soil or mixtures of potting soil, bird sand, clay granules or pumice gravel are suitable.

When watering, make sure that the substrate is allowed to dry out or nearly dry out between waterings. Echeveria pulidonis does not tolerate waterlogging.

Pulido’s Echeveria can be fed occasionally from April to September with liquid fertilizer for cacti or green plants.

If it should bloom, a cool wintering at 41 to 50 °F (5 to 10 °C) is helpful.

Echeveria pulidonis leaves