Echeveria 'Black Prince' is a highly coveted Echeveria, with its parents known as Echeveria Shaviana and Echeveria Affinis. Black Prince is known for its deep brown and black coloring, and tight fleshy rosette form. This succulent is a slow growing hen and chicks style, clumping rosette. This echeveria can reach around 4-10” in diameter with a glowing green center. Expect gorgeous salmon colored blooms in the fall and winter from this unique succulent.
Plant Type: Succulent
Size: Up to 10”
Propagation: To propagate, clip the offsets, or “pups” and replant the stems in a well draining soil.
Growth Habit: Hen and Chicks/Clumping rosette
Light: Full sun or bright indirect light. To achieve optimal color, place in full sun.
Water: Let your succulent dry completely between watering cycles and always avoid any standing water near the plant. Pot your succulent in cactus and succulent soil mix with excellent drainage.
Temperature: This plant does best in warm dry climates. During cold winter months, bring your succulent indoors near a bright sunny window, and keep away from frost.
Fertilizer: Fertilize your succulents in the spring and summer months bi weekly with succulent fertilizer.
Tips: Susceptibility to mealy bug, use a succulent fertilizer to bolster you plant’s natural defenses!