How to grow & care for Pachyphytum oviferum

Written by Maggie

Aug 30 2021

How to grow & care for Pachyphytum oviferum

Pachyphytum Oviferum leaves are relatively thick, with a certain water storage function. It has a strong drought resistance ability, but not waterlogging resistance. Choose sandy soil with good air permeability, and control the amount of water you water so as not to accumulate water in the basin and cause root rot. During maintenance, Pachyphytum Oviferum grows with sufficient light, making its color more beautiful.

1. Soil care for Pachyphytum Oviferum

Pachyphytum Oviferum, a fleshy variety, has strong drought resistance, but is not waterlogged. It is suitable for growing in soft, fertile, sandy soil with good air permeability and drainage. It can also be configured with garden soil, peat soil, river sand, leaf rot soil, perlite.

2. Light care for Pachyphytum Oviferum

During maintenance, Pachyphytum Oviferum leaves can be bright-colored by leaving them outdoors at the right temperature and getting plenty of light. If there is no enough light, the color of the plant will change. The plant will grow towards the place with sufficient light, and the plant will grow in vain.

Pachyphytum Oviferum

3. Water care for Pachyphytum Oviferum

Pachyphytum Oviferum leaves are thick, have certain water storage functions, have strong drought resistance abilityIt does not need frequent watering. In summer when the temperature is high, water evaporates faster, we can appropriately apply spray, according to the soil water shortage to water. Don't water too much at a time. Pachyphytum Oviferum is succulent and can cause root rot if kept wet for a long time.

4. Temperature care for Pachyphytum Oviferum

Pachyphytum Oviferum is semi-dormant at high temperatures and grows slowly. Better ventilation is needed, and appropriate amounts of water should be sprayed around the leaves and plants to humidify and cool them down. In a low temperature environment in winter, watering can be reduced or stopped to avoid frostbite of plants, and warming measures should be taken.

Pachyphytum Oviferum