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Graptopetalum macdougallii, Laxmi Kamal, Lakshmi Kamal – Succulent Plant

299.00

Description

Succulents are popular for two simple reasons: they are beautiful and nearly indestructible. Graptopetalum macdougallii is an attractive succulent plant with leaves arranged in rosettes and a great confidence booster for the new gardener to grow.

  • What makes it special:
    One of the Beautiful and hardy succulent.
  • Low maintenance plant.
  • Best for sunny windows.
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1 Graptopetalum macdougallii, Laxmi Kamal, Lakshmi Kamal – Succulent Plant
2 3 inch (8 cm) Grower Round Plastic Pot (Black)

Graptopetalum macdougallii is an attractive succulent plant belonging to the family of the Crassulaceae. The leaves are arranged in rosettes. Each ground-hugging rosette bears up to 50 leaves and is up to 3 inches in diameter. This gives mature succulents a rangy appearance, which is easily fixed by pinching back.

The leaves are rounded, tongue-shaped to semi-spathulate, bright bluish to greenish, glaucous, and sharply pointed at the apex. The flower has 5 petals marked with dense red lines.

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Description

 

Common Name Ghost plant
Maximum Reachable Height Up to 6 inch
Flower Colour Yellow
Bloom Time Spring and Summer
Difficulty Level Easy to grow

Planting And Care

 

Refer our Beginners garden guide for detailed procedures and meanings of words related to gardening.

 

Sunlight:

Keep the plant in a Natural indirect bright light/Artificial bright light area.

Protect the Money plant from direct harsh sunlight as it can cause damage to the foliage.

soil should be well-drained and fertile rich in organic content.

Watering:

Water a plant when the topsoil in the pot (3 to 4 inch) feels dry to touch.

Water thoroughly in the summer and reduce watering for the winter & rainy season.

Try to water the plants in the morning around 8-10 am.

 

Application of Fertilizer:

Apply fertilizer a plant mostly in the spring and early monsoon season.

Loosen the topsoil without disturbing the roots to the plant can easily uptake the nutrients and moisture.

 

Repotting:

When a plant outgrows the current pot, re-pot with fresh potting soil and some fertilizer.

Do the repotting late evening and keep the plant in a shady area for 2 to 3 days then move the plant to its required light condition.

 

 

For the re-potting procedure click here

 

 

Plant Protection:

Remove dead, infected or damaged plant parts.

Graptopetalum Macdougallii Care

Initial care for 1-2 weeks after receiving plant at your location:

Keep the plant in Natural indirect /Artificial bright Light.

Poke your finger/plain small stick into the soil to check the moisture.

Water when topsoil (3-4 inches) feels dry to touch.

Do not re-pot for min. 2 weeks after receiving it.

 

Key requirements to keep plant healthy:

Sunlight Natural indirect bright light/Artificial bright light
Watering Water a plant when the topsoil in the pot (3 to 4 inches) feels dry to touch.

Do not overwater the plant

Soil Soil should be well-drained and fertile, rich in organic content.
Temperature 15 to 35-degree celsius
Fertilizer Apply organic fertilizers

Graptopetalum Macdougallii Special Feature

The silvery gray to bluish-green foliage has a pinkish tinge to the edges of the leaves when they are young.

Graptopetalum Macdougallii Uses

Ornamental Use:

  • It is one of the excellent ornamental plants

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