How to grow Echeveria runyonii

Written by Maggie

Sep 18 2021

How to grow Echeveria runyonii

In the breeding process of Echeveria Runyonii, a mixture of leaf mould, sand and garden soil prepared in a ratio of 3:2:1 can be used as culture soil. During the growth period, the plants will be placed in the sunny outdoor ventilation. In summer under high temperature, move it to the cool semi-shade. Water every 10 days, controlling the heat in summer and cold in winter.

Echeveria Runyonii

1. Matrix requirements of Echeveria Runyonii

Echeveria runyonii (Echeveria Topsy Turvy) has a shallow root distribution, which is suitable for growing in sandy soil with good drainage and strong air permeability, so as to facilitate root growth. When potted, rotten leaf soil, sand and garden soil can be mixed and prepared according to the ratio of 3:2:1. It is best to add the proper amount of coarse sand and coal cinder to the bottom of the pot. After that, the pot can be changed every 1 to 2 years.

2. Plenty of light for Echeveria Runyonii

The growth and development of echeveria runyonii can be effectively promoted in an environment with sufficient sunlight and large temperature difference between day and night. During the growth period, the plant can be maintained in the sunny part of the indoor ventilation. In summer, proper shade treatment can be used. In summer, when the temperature is higher than 35℃, plants should be moved to the semi-shade to avoid direct strong light and yellow leaf edges.

Echeveria Runyonii

3, suitable water for Echeveria Runyonii

Because plants contain more water, they do not need to be watered often during their growth to prevent excessive water from rotting their roots. It is best to maintain the principle of dry and wet watering. It can be watered every 10 days commonly, watering should be watered thoroughly once every time. Water should be strictly controlled when the temperature gets low.

4. Fertilization management of Echeveria Runyonii

Fertilization management is an important condition in how Echeveria Runyonii (Echeveria Topsy Turvy) is raised. According to the needs of the root system to ensure comprehensive nutrition, as far as possible to apply less nitrogen fertilizer. Fertilizers are mainly phosphorus and potash fertilizer, about once a month applied and after flowers can be appropriately applied a thin cake fertilizer solution. No fertilization is needed in the case of low temperature in winter and high temperature in summer.

Echeveria Runyonii