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How can I look after this plant best?

by Charlotte



I have a succulent that’s growing upwards and can’t support itself, the bottom leaves are dropping off as well. Can you help me all? Do you know how I should be caring for it best?

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Apr 28, 2021
by: Jacki Cammidge, Certified Horticulturist

This is Echeveria 'Perle von Nurnberg' and this is a fairly typical growth habit.

With many of this genus, if they don't get enough light at some time in the past, this is what happens.

The only solution is beheading - yes, that's right, chop off it's head!

More on the technique here and more on how to grow Echeveria.

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