The echeveria violet queen is a very unique, beautiful, common succulent that is in the very popular and stunning echeveria succulent family.
This succulent has amazing light green/blue leaves that are pretty sharp and point upward. When growing correctly, the tip of the leaves will also produce a pretty pink color. It will also produce pretty green/grey flowers in the spring.
The echeveria violet queen succulent is very fast growing, and can grow all the way up to 5 inches tall and 6 inches wide. Not the biggest succulent however, it’s still a very beautiful and popular succulent that every succulent lover needs to grow.
This succulent can be grown indoors or outdoors, it’s your choice! It will most definitely grow much larger outdoors than indoors, but that doesn’t mean it won’t grow large indoors. For large indoor growing you will just need to repot it in a bigger pot so it can have the room to grow.
You can also grow this succulent in any location outdoors, just as long as the weather is warm and is suitable for growing succulents. This succulent isn’t cold hardy, so don’t even bother to grow it outdoors during the cold winter because it will just die.
When winter arrives make sure you move this succulent indoors, once the weather warms up go ahead and move it back outdoors if you’d like. Again, as long as the weather is warm and suitable for growing succulents, you can grow this succulent in any location outdoors.
The echeveria violet queen succulent 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 for growing healthy and happy echeveria violet queen succulents.
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Echeveria Violet Queen Care
SOIL FOR ECHEVERIA VIOLET QUEEN
This soil is the most perfect soil for the Echeveria Violet Queen. This succulent soil has 2 of the fastest draining ingredients out there sand and perlite. Sand and perlite will protect your Echeveria Violet Queen 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 Violet Queen 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 Violet Queen 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 Violet Queen and you should definitely consider it when growing this succulent. Your Echeveria Violet Queen will just simply love it and will grow super healthy, faster, bigger, and happier when grown in this soil.
You should water the Echeveria Violet Queen 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 VIOLET QUEEN
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 VIOLET QUEEN
The Echeveria Violet Queen 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 Echeveria Violet Queen
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.
Same thing as for leaf propagation, but this time you will need trimmers to get a clean cut of the cuttings. Cut off the cutting at an angle with trimmers, and make sure there’s enough room to plant the cuttings. Let the cutting form a callus by waiting 2-4 days. After a callus forms then go ahead and plant the cutting in well-drained succulent soil.
Same thing as cuttings, make sure that you cut off the offsets at a sharp angle. Then wait 2-4 days for a callus to form, then go ahead and plant the offset in well-drained succulent soil, and water right away.
The echeveria violet queen succulent is a very unique, beautiful succulent that every succulent lover should grow. More and more succulent lovers are growing this succulent because of how unique and beautiful it is!
With its beautiful colors and unique shape, this succulent will make such a beautiful indoor or outdoor garden decoration. It will truly look amazing anywhere you decide to grow your echeveria violet queen succulent.
The echeveria violet queen succulent is very easy to grow and care for. You now know all of the exact indoor and outdoor grow and care requirements to do so! Best of luck growing this amazing, beautiful, unique succulent known as the echeveria violet queen succulent.