How do we care about our Succulent Plant? One of this succulent plant is Pachyphytum ‘Blue Haze’.
Let’s explore the beauty of this plant and know-how we could take good care of it.
Pachyphytum ‘Blue Haze’ some called it Blue Pearl or Moonstones. The leaves are powdery blue-green with shades of pink and orange with oblong-ovate shape. The front of the leaves are flat and the back is round. If it has a full of sunlight the leaves turn pink but it turns white if lack of sunlight. It blooms during summer with bell-shaped, string-like red flowers. This may grow up to 6 inches in height and 15-18 inches spacing. The color of the flower is salmon or coral and bloom size under 1 inch.
In taking care and growing Pachyphytum Blue Haze prefers dry, warm, and well-lit. Just water it 3 to 4 times even during the growing season because of the thickness of the leaves. If the plant is not taken good care the leaves will be easily flattened from oblong-oval shape. They love the sunlight so it is suggested to place it in the balcony area. In the usual succulent plant that wants to place indoor make sure to place it where can catch bright indoor light. But, if you want to put it outdoor or in the garden just make sure to have good drainage soil to grow this succulent to avoid being rotten. Besides, it grows outdoors year-round in the hardiness zone. This plant is suitable for growing in containers and indoors. The best time to plant Pachyphytum Blue Haze will be in March from early spring to early spring. Before planting, need to prepare a 50/50 mix of compost and sand or pumice into your growing pot or growing area. You will need to provide at least 12 inches of space around the plant to let it lie since this plant start upright and spread out along the ground. You may want to put some black pebbles around the pant to enhance their appearance. Just remember these things to have a beautiful and well growing Pachyphytum Blue Haze.
Propagating Pachyphytum Blue Haze is very easy. Just insert the part of the plant directly into dry granular soil and give less water after a few days it will root quickly. You also propagate it thru cutting, just cut off one full leaf and let it wound dry. After that, put it on the soil and make sure that the soil is slightly wet. Then it will slowly sprout and grow a new plant. If the rooted plant appears to be too wrinkled, you can try the water therapy method for succulents to give it a good drink before potting it into the soil.
Easy Tips to Remember:
- Full Sun/Bright Indoor Light
- Well drainage soil
- Light Water/Water when soil is dry
- Protect from extreme heat
- Protect from winter frost
Pachyphytum ‘Blue Haze’
Pachyphytum ‘Blue Haze’