The Graptoveria Douglas Huth is a succulent plant from the family of Crassulaceae. It turns to vibrant pink if kept under the sun. It is stemless and a clump-forming succulent which is very easy to grow as a houseplant.
This beautiful succulent is a hybrid which was formed probably due to a cross between Graptopetalum Paraguayense crossed with an unknown Echeveria species. The plant was created by Douglas Huth and thus earns the name of Graptoveria Douglas Huth
This hassle-free succulent is easy to grow and adds a charm to your garden.
The succulent is easy to grow. All it needs is sufficient sunlight and the right amount of water for healthy growth.
Like most succulents, Graptoveria Douglas Huth also requires full sunlight to grow. Under full sun, the leaves of this plant turn pink. Whereas, the leaves turn bluish if the plant is kept in shade.
The ideal temperature for growth is about 28 degrees Celsius.
During summer, the plants need to be watered regularly. However, the soil should be allowed to dry between watering sessions. In winters, the plants should be watered considerably less.
Overwatering the plants may cause diseases including root rot.
The soil should have excellent drainage properties. It should be gritty and porous. The soil should never be left soggy as it can lead to root rot.
The fertilizing should be done once during the growing the season. The fertilizer should be balanced and diluted to 1/4th of its strength.
Any fallen off part of this plant has the potential to grow into a new plant. Any rosette, leaf cutting or seed can be used for propagation.
The Graptoveria Douglas Huth is a succulent plant with rosettes of thick grey-green leaves. These leaves turn pink when kept under the sun and bluish when kept in shade. In spring, pink flowers appear on long arching branches.
These plants are mostly used for ornamental purposes.