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MOONSTONE ( 1 piece )

100.00

Estimated delivery dates: May 30, 2024 - Jun 1, 2024

Description

Moonstone (Pachyphytum oviferum) is a beautiful succulent with round, plump leaves that resemble moonstones.

how to grow and care for Moonstone:

  1. Light requirements: Moonstone succulents thrive in bright, indirect light. Place them near a window that receives several hours of indirect sunlight per day. They can also tolerate partial shade, especially in regions with intense sunlight. Avoid exposing them to direct, harsh sunlight, as it can scorch the leaves.
  2. Temperature: Moonstone plants prefer moderate temperatures between 60°F and 75°F (15°C to 24°C). Protect them from extreme temperature fluctuations and frost. They are not frost-tolerant, so if you’re growing them outdoors, bring them inside or provide adequate protection during winter.
  3. Watering: Moonstone succulents have low water needs. Water them sparingly, allowing the soil to dry out completely between waterings. In the active growing season (spring and summer), water them about once every 2-3 weeks. Reduce watering in the winter, allowing the plant to go into a period of dormancy. Overwatering can lead to root rot, so it’s important to ensure the soil is dry before watering again.
  4. Soil: Ensure the succulent is planted in well-draining soil. A cactus and succulent potting mix or a mixture of regular potting soil, perlite, and coarse sand works well. Good drainage is essential to prevent waterlogged soil.
  5. Fertilizer: Moonstone succulents do not require frequent fertilization. However, you can feed them with a balanced liquid fertilizer diluted to half strength during the active growing season (spring and summer). Apply the fertilizer once every 2-3 months. Avoid fertilizing during the winter months when the plant is dormant.
  6. Propagation: Moonstone succulents can be propagated through leaf or stem cuttings. Allow the cuttings to callous over for a few days to a week, then plant them in well-draining soil. Keep the soil slightly moist until roots develop, and then treat them as you would mature plants.
  7. Pruning: Pruning is generally not necessary for Moonstone succulents. However, if you notice any leggy or overgrown stems, you can trim them back using clean, sharp scissors or pruning shears to promote a more compact and bushy growth habit.
  8. Pests and diseases: Moonstone succulents are generally resistant to pests and diseases. However, keep an eye out for common succulent pests such as mealybugs or spider mites. If you notice any signs of infestation, isolate the affected plant and treat it with an appropriate pesticide or a solution of water and mild soap.

Moonstone succulents are delightful plants to grow and care for. Their unique appearance adds charm to any space. With the right conditions and proper care, your Moonstone succulent will thrive and provide you with enjoyment for years to come.

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