How to Care for and Cultivate Echeveria Fire Pillar

Echeveria Fire Pillar is a succulent plant of the Crassulaceae family, belonging to the Echeveria genus. It is a small to medium-sized species, a horticultural hybrid variety, with plants that resemble Chihuahuas to some extent.

Characteristics: The plant grows in a rosette shape, with thick, elongated oval leaves. The leaf surface is smooth, while the back of the leaf is curved upward in an arc, with a distinct pointed tip. When in a state of growth, the leaf edges turn fiery red.

Habitat: Echeveria Fire Pillar prefers a warm, dry, and well-lit environment, with strong drought resistance. It thrives in loose, well-draining, and aerated soil, without a distinct dormant period. Temperature-wise, it requires protection when temperatures drop below 5°C and shading when they exceed 30°C.

Mature Size: Small to medium-sized.

Leaf Shape: Spoon-shaped.

State: The appearance may change due to factors such as season, light exposure, and temperature fluctuations.

Sunlight: It can be exposed to sunlight during spring and autumn for better coloration. When the leaves are full, they can be grown outdoors.

Soil: Succulent soil mix.

Temperature: Suitable temperature range is between 10 to 30°C.

Propagation: Propagation methods include stem cuttings and leaf cuttings.

Repotting: Repotting may be done every 1 to 2 years as the plant grows.

Suitable Planting Locations: Suitable for balconies, windowsills, and terraces.