Thick center stalk from which many teardrop shaped "leaves" grow
by Cara V
(Ceres, CA, USA)
This pic is taken from directly above.
A pale green, 4" variety. The "leaves" growing outward from the thicker center stalk are larger at the base of the plant, and become smaller and more narrow towards the top. At the very top of the plant, the "leaves" are small and grow together in a tight cluster. Additionally, the uppermost "leaves" are a light purple around the edges.
Drought Smart Plants reply: This looks to me like some sort of Pachyphytum or hybrid of Pachyphytum and Echeveria, of which there are many different types.
The odd part is the fasciation that is occurring at the top of the plant, which isn't normal. This growth sometimes is triggered by insect damage, or a virus, so it's something to watch. Otherwise, it looks as though you're doing everything right - the rest of the plant looks normal and healthy.
You can see more about how to grow Echeveria here.
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