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How to grow and care for Graptopetalum Purple Delight Succulent in summer

Written by Maggie

Nov 30 2020

How to grow and care for Graptopetalum Purple Delight Succulent in summer

Graptopetalum Purple Delight, also known as Graptopetalum Snow White, is a perennial succulent plant of The genus Graptopetalum. It is a hybrid variety and is popular as a potted succulent ornamental plant. In an environment with large temperature difference and abundant sunshine, the leaves gradually turn purple. The following will introduce the Graptopetalum Purple Delight care, grow, pruning and propagation tips.

Graptopetalum Purple Delight Care and Growth in Summer

Be sure to get plenty of light, but be sure to provide shade protection during the summer when growing and care for Graptopetalum Purple Delight Succulent. Every time you water graptopetalum purple delight succulent, you should do a good job of drainage during the rainy season. In summer, you should take cooling measures for graptopetalum purple Delight. The highest temperature should not exceed 35℃. Every quarter, graptopetalum purple delight can be applied with the lung fluid after dilution to promote the growth of Graptopetalum Purple Delight succulent.

Graptopetalum Purple Delight

1. Graptopetalum Purple Delight Transitional Notes

August is an important period of transition cool from the heat in the summer to the cool in the autumn for Graptopetalum Purple Delight. Graptopetalum Purple Delight will slowly wake up from hibernation, and the plant begins to recover, growth rate also gradually speed up. This time, the key for growing Graptopetalum Purple Delight is not to rush, to give it a process of adaptation and buffer.

2. Light Care for Graptopetalum Purple Delight

The cultivation of Graptopetalum Purple Delight succulent needs to ensure sufficient sunlight, which is conducive to the growth of Graptopetalum Purple Delight. In order to put Graptopetalum purple delight succulent in a ventilated and breathable place, sufficient sunshine will prevent the phenomenon of too long root and enhance the enjoyment of it. If the light is too strong in summer, proper shade protection is needed to avoid sunburn.

3. Water Care for Graptopetalum Purple Delight

Graptopetalum Purple Delight is drought-tolerant and requires little moisture. You can wait until the soil is completely dry before you water it. Be sure to water thoroughly. It has more rain in summer, to avoid the phenomenon of water, timely drainage. In the winter when the temperature is low, reduce watering, watering too much will appear cold frostbite.

Graptopetalum Purple Delight

4. Temperature Care for Graptopetalum Purple Delight

Suitable growth temperature is conducive to the growth and development of Graptopetalum Purple Delight succulent. In the high temperature in summer, proper cooling measures should be taken. The highest temperature should not be higher than 35℃. Graptopetalum Purple Delight succulent will grow slowly. In winter when the temperature decreases, the Graptopetalum Purple Delight can be placed in a place facing the sun for maintenance and temperature increase protection to ensure that the minimum temperature is not less than 5℃.

5. Fertilization Care for Graptopetalum Purple Delight

Graptopetalum Purple Delight growth requires plenty of nutrients. In every season give Graptopetalum Purple Delight topdressing fertilizer. Control the fertilizer amount, and it can be diluted with water after watering. Grasp the frequency of fertilization. If the amount of fertilization is large, it may cause root burning, which will affect the growth of Graptopetalum Purple Delight.
Graptopetalum Purple Delight

Graptopetalum Purple Delight Pruning

The knives need to be disinfected before pruning. After disinfecting the tool, the tip of the leaf can be cut off to remove its top edge. After trimming the leaves, you can apply an appropriate amount of carbendazim solution to the wound, which can avoid infection of the wound bacteria and is conducive to wound recovery.
After trimming Graptopetalum Purple Delight, the succulents can be cured in a cool and ventilated environment. During curing, water the succulents properly and pay attention not to pour water on the wound. After the wound is healed, the wound can be preserved in a warm, dry and sunny environment, which is conducive to the growth of Graptopetalum Purple Delight.

Graptopetalum Purple Delight Propagation

Graptopetalum Purple Delight Succulent can be propagated with leaves. The long and dead leaves of the plant are cut off, which is beneficial to the growth of Graptopetalum Purple Delight and can make the plant grow more leaves. During its growth, the plant needs reasonable maintenance, proper watering, light and fertilizer, which can make the plant explode.