Written by Maggie
Mar 31 2021
Dinner Plate Aeonium, scientific name Aeonium tabuliforme, also called Flat-Topped Aeonium, is a succulent plant of the genus Lotus in the Chrysanthemum family. Dinner Plate Aeonium is a variation of lotus palm with white spots in the middle of the leaves. Dinner Plate Aeonium is a large lotus palm with a leaf diameter up to 50 cm. Dinner Plate Aeonium is an ideal indoor greening decoration material. Place a desk, a few cases or eat on the table, your bedroom is full of vitality.
Root of dinner plate aeonium (Aeonium tabuliforme) is stout, with many long filamentous aerial roots. Leaves are blue-gray, suborbicular or obovate, apex obtuse subtruncate, red, petiolate sessile.
A raceme, stems 20-30 cm tall, flowers 8-12, pink or red on the outside, yellow on the inside.
Dinner Plate Aeonium (Aeonium tabuliforme) origin: Mexico.
Water: dinner plate aeonium (Aeonium tabuliforme) like water wet in the growing period, but can also withstand drought.
Fertilizer: the growing period every half a month to fertilize water 1 time.
Soils: Dinner Plate Aeonium (Aeonium tabuliforme) loves sandy loam with good drainage.
Temperature: Dinner Plate Aeonium (Aeonium tabuliforme) is warm, but the temperature of 10℃ can be safe over the winter.
Light: Dinner Plate Aeonium (Aeonium tabuliforme) likes sunshine, but also tolerant of half shade. It also grows in darker indoor conditions, but leaves tend to fade.
Dinner Plate Aeonium (Aeonium tabuliforme) does not require too much sunlight, and the root system is relatively developed. The old plant can be watered more, but do not water, water is likely to lead to rot and blackening of the branches. Dinner Plate Aeonium belongs to the "winter planting type", and high temperature dormant in summer will drop part of the leaves.
The planting density of Dinner Plate Aeonium (Aeonium tabuliforme) is 9 ~ 12 plants per square meter. Because the Lotus palm is very drought resistant, so its watering interval is larger, even in summer it should not be watered too often, every 5 ~ 10 days water supply once. Generally Dinner Plate Aeonium does not need to apply the base fertilizer, and can be in the vigorous growth stage every 10 days of a thin liquid fertilizer. Dinner Plate Aeonium (Flat-Topped Aeonium) is fond of strong light, and the plant is easy to grow in shade. It should be guaranteed that Dinner Plate Aeonium receives at least 4 hours of direct sunlight every day. Dinner Plate Aeonium likes a high temperature environment, the suitable temperature for its growth is 16 ~ 28℃, the winter temperature should not be lower than 5℃.
Because Dinner Plate Aeonium (Aeonium tabuliforme) can be propagated by leaf interpolation, more leaves at the base of Dinner Plate Aeonium (Aeonium tabuliforme) are harvested as propagating materials in production. The mature leaves at the base of the plant are usually picked one by one, pre-cooled, graded, and packed in plastic bags of 1, 000 pieces.Make sure there are air holes on the plastic bags. Immediately place the processed cutout in the environment with relative humidity of 80% ~ 90% and temperature of 4 ~ 6℃ for preservation. Dinner Plate Aeonium (Aeonium tabuliforme) cuttings can usually be stored for 7 ~ 10 days under the above conditions without affecting the effect of use.
Usually, 45cm×30cm×20cm lined film cartons are used for packaging. Note that air holes should be set on lining film and tile edge cartons.
Dinner Plate Aeonium (Aeonium tabuliforme) propagation is very easy, the survival rate of cuttings can reach more than 95%, so commonly used cuttings propagation.
Dinner Plate Aeonium (Aeonium tabuliforme) is often used as a small or medium-sized potted plant on a desk, table or dining table to make a room full of life.
Dinner Plate Aeonium (Aeonium tabuliforme) is an ideal indoor greening decoration material.