How to Care for and Cultivate Echeveria 'amistar'

Echeveria 'amistar' is a succulent plant belonging to the Crassulaceae family, in the Sedum genus. It is a medium-sized variety, easy to care for, and readily branches out.

Characteristics: The plant grows as a single-headed rosette, with leaves that are inverted ovate, slightly thick, and curved inward with a slightly concave center. The leaf tips are short and pointed, and the color of the leaves ranges from pale green to pale blue, with reddish edges at the tips and front edges.

Habitat: Echeveria 'amistar' prefers a warm, dry, and well-lit environment, with strong drought resistance. It thrives in loose, well-draining soil with good air permeability and does not have a distinct dormant period. It should be protected from temperatures below 5°C and shaded when temperatures exceed 30°C.

Plant size: Medium-sized variety

Leaf shape: Inverted ovate, slightly thick

Condition: Subject to variations due to season, light, and temperature changes

Sunlight: During spring and autumn, it benefits from exposure to sunlight, which enhances its coloration. It can also be kept outdoors when the leaves are plump.

Soil: Succulent soil mix

Temperature: Suitable temperature between 10-30°C

Propagation: Stem cutting, leaf cutting

Repotting: Repot every 1-2 years as the plant grows

Pests and diseases: Mealybugs, fungus gnats, spider mites, etc.

Suitable planting locations: Balconies, windowsills, terraces

Echeveria 'amistar' is a succulent plant belonging to the Sedum genus in the Crassulaceae family. It is easy to care for and readily branches out.

Echeveria 'amistar' is an old variety of succulent plant. Previously considered a high-end variety, it is now more affordable, with a high aesthetic value when grown in clusters. It forms rosettes and is relatively easy to care for, similar to other succulent plants in the Sedum genus. Overall, it is a desirable succulent variety to have.