• AGM plants

    AGM plants have been through a rigourous trial and assessment programme. They are:

    • Excellent for ordinary use in appropriate conditions
    • Available to buy
    • Of good constitution
    • Essentially stable in form & colour
    • Reasonably resistant to pests & diseases

Echeveria 'Frank Reinelt'

Echeveria 'Frank Reinelt'

Echeveria 'Frank Reinelt'

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  • Other common names Echeveria 'Frank Reinelt'

  • Genus Echeveria can be evergreen succulent perennials or subshrubs with rosettes of colourful, fleshy leaves and racemes or panicles of urn-shaped flowers

  • Family Crassulaceae / Crassulaceae

  • Species 'Frank Reinelt' is an evergreen perennial forming a rosette of thick, dark green leaves with red margins and tips, becoming more colourful in sun and in winter; urn-shaped pale green and pink flowers in dense clusters

Characteristics

  • Foliage Evergreen

  • Habit Bushy

Colour

Sunlight

  • Full Sun

  • Aspect South-facing or North-facing or East-facing

  • Exposure Sheltered

Soil

  • Chalk

    Sand

  • Chalk

    Loam

  • MoistureWell-drained

  • SoilSand, Loam

  • pHAcid, Alkaline, Neutral

Size

  • Ultimate height

    Up to 10 cm

  • Ultimate spread

    0.1-0.5 metres

  • Time to ultimate height

    2-5 years

How to grow

Cultivation Grow under glass in a standard cactus compost, in bright, filtered light. When in growth water moderately and feed every two or three weeks with a balanced liquid feed. Keep almost dry in the winter. Stand plants outside during the summer months

Propagation Propagate by stem or leaf cuttings in spring or early summer. Separate offsets in spring

Suggested planting locations and garden types Patio & Container Plants

How to care

Pruning No pruning required

Pests May be attacked by mealybugs, vine weevil and aphids

Diseases Generally disease free

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