The echeveria curly locks succulent is a very beautiful unique succulent that is part of the beautiful echeveria succulent family.
This succulent has beautiful green/blue leaves with pink edges that are curled up. This is why they are called the “curly locks” all because of their unique leaf shape. It will also produce beautiful orange flowers in the summer.
The echeveria curly locks succulent can grow all the way up to 12 inches tall and 10 inches wide. It will definitely grow larger outdoors than indoors because of the natural sunlight it gets and a larger growing area.
You can grow this succulent indoors or outdoors! It’s your choice! It will definitely grow bigger, and faster outdoors, but you can still grow this succulent healthy and happy indoors. This succulent isn’t cold hardy, so don’t even try to grow it outdoors during the winter!
You can also grow this succulent in any location just as long as the weather is warm and suitable for growing succulents. During the winter and cold weather, make sure you move this succulent indoors. Once summer or when the weather warms up, go ahead and move it back outdoors.
The echeveria curly locks is very easy to grow and care for. By the end of this article you will know all of the exact grow and care requirements to grow healthy and happy echeveria curly locks succulents.
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Echeveria Curly Locks Care
SOIL FOR ECHEVERIA CURLY LOCKS
This soil is the most perfect soil for the Echeveria Curly Locks. This succulent soil has 2 of the fastest draining ingredients out there sand and perlite. Sand and perlite will protect your Echeveria Curly Locks from root rot. Root rot is known as the #1 most common reason why a succulent will die and it happens a lot.
This soil will help your Echeveria Curly Locks grow healthy, happy, and of course protect it from root rot which is much needed. This soil is also loaded with 60+ minerals and nutrients from seaweed fertilizer. Your Echeveria Curly Locks will grow bigger, faster, and stronger in this soil because it will be absorbing many nutrients from the seaweed in the soil.
This is amazing soil for your Echeveria Curly Locks and you should definitely consider it when growing this succulent. Your Echeveria Curly Locks will just simply love it and will grow super healthy, faster, bigger, and happier when grown in this soil.
You should water the Echeveria Curly Locks 1-3 days a week or when the soil looks or feels very dry. You must make sure to avoid overwatering so root rot does not occur and kill your succulent plant. It's important to use the 'soak and dry' method and only water when the soil looks or feels very dry. Be on the lookout for underwatering and overwatering.
POT FOR ECHEVERIA CURLY LOCKS
It's important to use a succulent pot with a drainage hole. This will allow the excess water to drain out of the bottom of the drainage hole, keeping the soil dry and preventing overwatering and root rot. It's very important that your succulent pot has a drainage hole, most experience succulent growers know that having a succulent pot with a drainage hole is a must when growing any succulent. If your succulent pot doesn't have a drainage hole no problem! Check out our article on how to grow succulents in pots without drainage holes.
WHERE TO PLANT THE ECHEVERIA CURLY LOCKS
The Echeveria Curly Locks isn't cold hardy, so make sure you avoid growing this succulent outdoors during the cold winter season. Avoid growing in temperatures under 30° F (-1.1° C) it will die in cold and freezing temperatures. Make sure to move and grow this succulent indoors during the cold winter season. You can then move it back outdoors once the weather gets warmer. Make sure to grow it outdoors in a succulent pot or container so you can easily move it when you need to.
Plant in an area that gets at least 6 hours of sunlight every single day. Make sure this succulent gets enough sun so it can grow healthy, produce its colors, and avoid etiolation. If growing indoors make sure to place it where it gets enough sunlight. If your house doesn't get enough sunlight, try investing into some grow lights.
HOW TO PROPAGATE THE ECHEVERIA CURLY LOCKS
For leaf propagation, gently just twist and pull the leaf very gently off the stem. It’s very important that you get the full leaf and not let part of the leaf stay on the stem. To make sure you get a very precise cut you can get some trimmers and cut the leaf off. After you cut your leaves off the stem you must make sure you let them sit out for 2-4 days so they can form a callus. After the leaves have formed a callus, go ahead and plant them in well-drained succulent soil.
The echeveria curly locks succulent is such a very unique succulent that every single succulent lover needs to grow!
With its beautiful shape and colors, this succulent will make the most indoor or outdoor garden decoration! It looks so stunning you will truly love and adore it!
The echeveria curly locks succulent is also very easy to grow and care for! You now know all of the exact grow and care requirements to grow healthy, happy, and beautiful echeveria curly locks succulents.