[4.5cm] Graptopetalum Macdougallii (leatherpetal) in hand painted terracotta pot
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Graptopetalum Macdougallii (leatherpetal) is a perennial succulent plants and native to Mexico and Arizona. They grow grow in a rosette. They are not frost hardy but in frost free regions, make excellent rockery plants.
They can be propagated easily by separating offsets, but also by leaf cuttings, and by seed if they are not hybrids. Succulents need a warm, sunny well-drained position to develop their foliage colour. Most succulents will be grown in containers and pots and they will need good drainage. Add coarse grit to soil-less compost and repot every year in late-spring. Don't worry about damaging the roots when re-potting: these plants tolerate disturbance well.
Drought-tolerant; suitable for xeriscaping
Average Water Needs; Water regularly; do not overwater