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How to grow Echinus maximilianus

Written by Maggie

Dec 07 2020

How to grow Echinus maximilianus

The Echinus Maximilianus has tiny leaves. Some say it looks like silver ingots, others say it looks like a heart, very cute. Recently, a flower friend asked me how to raise Echinus Maximilianus and what questions to pay attention to when breeding. Let's take a closer look at the world of Echinus Maximilianus.

Echinus Maximilianus

1. Soil for  Echinus Maximilianus

The soil is breathable, which is basically the same as any other Succulent plant.

2. Watering for Echinus Maximilianus

Echinus maximilianus grows rapidly and can be done as long as the water does not accumulate in normal times. The focus is on summer, because echinus maximilianus will hibernate in summer and it is easy to die in this season. Here are the highlights of the Echinus Maximilianus summer:

  • The planting materials should be permeable and have certain water retention;
  • Avoid direct bright light in midsummer, and put Echinus Maximilianus in a shaded and ventilated place;
  • Do not supply water Echinus Maximilianus in rainy or cloudy weather according to local climatic conditions;
  • Spray water to the blades frequently, it is better to use fog shape without water flow;
  • Summer lovers should not pursue the appearance of Echinus Maximilianus, but keep it live.

Echinus Maximilianus

3. Propagation of Echinus Maximilianus

Echinus Maximilianus is generally using cutting propagation, taking healthy old branches and cutting them into the breathable and slightly moist soil, which is very easy to root. The survival rate of cutting in spring and autumn is very high.

Echinus Maximilianus