There are around 35 species of Aeonium. These succulent plants are identified by their thick, fleshy leaves growing as rosettes. Some Aeonium species have compact leaves that look like rose flowers. Other types of Aeonium have wide, spreading oval to oblong leaves that have the shape of a large saucer.
Keeping this in view, do Aeoniums like full sun?
Aeoniums can be grown outdoors in zones 9 to 11 and, although they will tolerate partial shade, need at least six hours of full sun a day to develop their leaf colors. Indoors in pots Aeoniums need bright sunlight and moisture and do best in shallow containers.
Besides, how do you care for aeonium?
How to Grow and Care for Aeoniums
- Provide your outdoor aeonium with full sun to partial shade. …
- Choose a pot with sufficient drainage. …
- Use a regular potting mix. …
- Fertilize your plant during the growing season. …
- Give your aeonium plenty of water during the winter months. …
- Aeoniums do best in a Mediterranean climate.
What can you do with aeonium leggy?
“When aeoniums get leggy, cut off the tops, leaving an inch or two of stem, and throw the rest of the plant away, roots and all. Replant each rosette as a cutting. Insert it into the soil, so it sits just above the ground.
This shade-tolerant succulent grows well in either partial or full shade, with margins a cream color in the shade that become pinker with increased sun exposure. Aeonium kiwi grows slowly to about 2? tall and wide.
A unique feature of aeoniums is the way they grow and branch out. They reproduce and form offsets from a single flowerhead.
Unlike other succulents, which prefer dry soil, aeoniums prefer soil that is moist but not wet. They can produce roots along their stems, which you may notice if the plant gets pot bound or the stems fall and touch the soil. Make sure these roots do not dry out.