Sempervivum montanum subsp. carpathicum ‘Cmiral’s Yellow’ is an exceptionally uncommon cultivar of Sempervivum with rosettes shifting from light green to brilliant yellow contingent on the conditions. The flowering time of this unique succulent is during summer season.
This cultivars originated in Czech Republic.It is a ground hugging succulent that produces offsets from the base.
Sempervivum montanum subsp. carpathicum ‘Cmiral’s Yellow’
How to Grow Sempervivum montanum ‘Cmiral’s Yellow’
Cultivation: It can be cultivated from sowing seeds. The easiest way is to sown seeds in a moderately moist seedbox until it germinates. Once they germinate, add some peat around the newly-emerged seedling to prevent moisture loss as well as insect infestations. Drizzle some water onto the seedlings every few days and transplant them once they are an inch in width. Transplant the seedlings not too deep in the ground. Burrow a small hole and place the plant as you evenly spread its roots. Cover with soil and gently push down the soil to firm its stead. Water the seedlings adequately but not too frequently. The soil must be allowed to dry out before introducing water again. They thrive best in conditions where there is very little water.
Soil: Cmiral’s yellow requires a well-drained porous composite soil mix consisting of loam, sand and peat.
Exposition: It needs full sun exposure. It is perfect to place in spots where sun rays can penetrate the plant however a partial shade would helpful if the temperature goes over 90° F to avoid sun damage.
Propagation: Like any other Sempervivum species, propagation of this cultivar is quite easy by just dividing offsets.
How to Care For Sempervivum montanum ‘Cmiral’s Yellow’
Frost hardy: This cultivar can relatively withstand cold temperatures down to freezing that are within USDA Zone 4a -34.4 °C (-30 °F) to -31.7 °C (-25 °F).
Light: It is quite happy to be expose in full sunny spots to partial shade.
Soil: It thrive well with very poor soil that has good drainage capacity. Sandy loam soil with some gravel would be the ideal for this cultivar.
Fertilization: There is no need to apply fertilizer on this succulent.
Pests and Diseases: This pretty succulent is pest and disease resistant although they are susceptible to crown and root rot if waterlogged.
Remarks: Cmiral’s yellow need just periodic watering when established. Quit watering when the temperature goes over 95° F, water delicately amid nighttimes to permit the soil to dry before next midday. Abstain from watering the hair of the rosette. Waterlogged conditions may kill the plant itself.⠀