Graptopetalum Pentandrum is a striking purple succulent with a rosette that spans approximately 4”. This species looks its best in full sun and will achieve its deepest color this way. Pentandrum is a hardy succulent with a rigid rosette giving it the ability to be used in a variety of arrangements without much concern! This Mexico native grows in a shrub-like form covering areas in a gorgeous purple mound. This succulent blooms late winter to early spring with a truly shocking and beautiful bloom!
Origin: Native to Mexico
Plant Type: Succulent
Size: Up to 4”
Propagation: To propagate, clip rosette offshoots by the stem, and replant the stems in a well draining soil.
Growth Habit: Shrubbing/Mounding
Light: Full sun or bright indirect light.
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: Use a succulent fertilizer to bolster your plant’s natural defenses against pests.