Echeveria – Topsy Turvy – Echeveria runyonii
Adapatable as House Plant
Dead-Heading Not Necessary
Succulents are long term plants where temperatures remain warm. Garden height is the final height the plant will reach after several years, not the height the plant will reach in one season. Succulents are generally slow growing plants and will take time to mature.
Needs Good Drainage
Great in landscapes and containers.
Maintenance Category Easy
Water Category Average
Flower Form Container, Landscape
pH C - pH 6.0 - 6.5
Fertilization 100 - 150
Light Requirements High
Water Requirements Dry to Moderate
Rooting Out Temperature 65 - 72° Fahrenheit
Growing On Temperature 65 - 72° Fahrenheit
Holding Temperature 55 - 65° Fahrenheit
Planting and Timing Information
Spring to Summer Finish.
Finishing Times [weeks]
4-5" and Quart Pot : 10-12
6" and Gallon Pot :
7-9" Pot : 14-20
10-12" and Two Gallon Pot : 22-24
Pinching and Growth Regulators
Pest and Disease Management
Standard Pest and Disease practices. A fungicide drench at planting is recommended. Do not overwater at planting to avoid root rot.
-VERY low water requirement
-Fungicides at planting
-Let dry between waterings.
-Always maintain high light and good air circulation.
-Do not overwater at planting to avoid root rot.
-Keep in partial shade to avoid leaf burn.
Most succulents will not tolerate a hard frost, use care depending on genus and cultivar.
-Echeveria agavoides is sensitive to cold night temperatures. Do not allow temperatures to fall below 60 degrees at night.