Echeveria Black Prince profile

Written by Maggie

Aug 31 2021

Echeveria Black Prince profile

Echeveria 'Black Prince' is a succulent perennial herb of the genus Paeonia in the Sedum family. The Echeveria 'Black Prince' regular rosette and special leaf color make it highly ornamental and very eye-catching.And the cultivation and propagation is relatively simple, is good for family potting. 

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Echeveria 'Black Prince '

Echeveria 'Black Prince' morphological characteristics

Echeveria 'Black Prince' is a perennial succulent herb with short stems and fleshy leaves arranged in a standard rosette. When flourishing, its disc diameter can reach 20cm and the number of leaves per plant can reach more than 100. The leaf blade is spatulate, slightly thick, apically pointed, leaf color black and purple. Cymes are with small red or purplish red flowers. The leaves bloom like peonies, and the seed plants are tough and numerous. Fast-growing and leafy. 

Echeveria 'Black Prince' growth environment

Echeveria 'Black Prince' succulent prefers a cool, dry and sunny environment and well-drained sandy soil.

Echeveria 'Black Prince' main value

The shape of Echeveria 'Black Prince' succulent is like a Black lotus, with unique shape, beautiful leaves, bright colors, giving people a sense of nobility. It is a succulent plant with excellent flowers and leaves, very suitable for family cultivation and appreciation.

Echeveria 'Black Prince '

The Echeveria 'Black Prince' method of reproduction

Echeveria 'Black Prince' is a very easy breed.Propagation can cut the top to induce tiller bud, leaf insertion propagation and other methods.The reproductive success rate is very high.

Healthy, mature and intact Echeveria 'Black Prince' leaves can be cut during growth.Leaves slightly tilted or laid flat on vermiculite or sandy soil, retaining a little moisture, will soon take root at the base and sprout new leaves.

When the new bud grows larger, it becomes a new plant.

In addition, cuttage can also be used for young plants germinating near the old Echeveria 'Black Prince' plant.Cutting before the need to dry the cut, and then the lower stem shallowly buried into the sand.The rest notes are inserted with the blade.

Cutting medium needs to use loose sandy soil, so that the roots of the plant can grow well.

Echeveria 'Black Prince '