Succulent of the month: Echeveria setosa ‘Oliver’

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Another distinctive characteristic is that the lime-green rosettes and leaves are covered with fine hairs, giving it a soft, furry appearance.

The leaves often develop a pink edging, making it a most attractive garden shrublet.

How to grow Plant in full sun or semi-shade, preferably with afternoon shade in summer. Like other succulents, it needs well-drained soil and should not be overwatered or sit in water; only water when the topsoil is dry. Fertilising is not necessary, although it will appreciate some fertiliser once in a while. It tolerates cold but in very cold areas rather bring plants indoors. As indoor plants, they need bright light and can take some morning sun.

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