Keep It Alive
- Dyckias relish full sun, but can also accept less (but keep in mind that less light can alter leaf color).
- Plant Dyckia in well-draining soil.
- When grown in containers, Dyckias eventually require division. …
- While dyckias can survive drought conditions, they don’t thrive in them.
Correspondingly, how do you germinate Dyckia seeds?
Place the seeds on the surface, about 1 inch (2.5 cm) apart from each other (or farther). Drip some water on the seeds to moisten them. Light helps the seeds germinate, so don’t bury them. Until the seeds sprout, ensure that the surface soil does not dry out.
Beside above, how often do you water a Dyckia?
While actively growing, the plants need regular water to produce happy plants. The soil should not be soggy but evenly moist at all times. Use a saucer under potted plants to keep the roots from sitting in water but allow for evaporation and consistent humidity.
How do you divide Dyckia?
Dyckia is a genus of plants in the family Bromeliaceae. … Dyckias are not technically succulents, as they do not store water in their leaves like true succulents. They are xerographic and survive long periods without water by going dormant.