Echeveria ‘Arlie Wright’ is a beautiful succulent plant that is highly valued for its stunning rosette of frilly, pink-green leaves with delicate edges. This cultivar is a hybrid of Echeveria glauca and Echeveria cante.
‘Arlie Wright’ is a relatively compact and slow-growing succulent that typically reaches a height of 6-8 inches and a spread of 8-12 inches. It is a popular choice due to its unique and attractive appearance, easy care requirements, and ability to thrive almost anywhere.
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About Echeveria ‘Arlie Wright’
Echeveria ‘Arlie Wright’ is a beautiful succulent plant that is native to Mexico. It has rosettes of fleshy, highly frilled leaves that are often pink in color with some variation in color depending on growing conditions. The plant blooms in spring and summer, producing bright orange flowers on tall stalks.
|Botanical Name||Echeveria ‘Arlie Wright’|
|Origin||Mexico, South America|
|Light||Bright, Indirect Light|
|Bloom season||Spring, Summer|
|Water needs||Low, Moderate|
Echeveria ‘Arlie Wright’ Care
Taking care of Echeveria Arlie Wright is relatively straightforward as long as you follow a few basic guidelines.
Echeveria ‘Arlie Wright’ prefers partial shade. If the plant is not receiving enough light, it will stretch out and become leggy. On the other hand, too much direct sunlight can cause the leaves to scorch. Aim to provide the plant with at least six hours of direct sunlight per day.
The soil in which Echeveria ‘Arlie Wright’ is planted should be well-draining. The plant does not tolerate standing water, so make sure the soil is not waterlogged. A mixture of sand, perlite, and peat moss is ideal for this plant.
This is a drought-tolerant plant, meaning it can go for long periods without water. However, it is essential to water the plant thoroughly when you do water it.
‘Arlie Wright’ prefers warm temperatures between 65-75°F (18-24°C). The plant can tolerate lower temperatures, but it is not frost-tolerant.
It also prefers low humidity levels. High humidity can cause the leaves to rot or develop fungal diseases. Avoid placing the plant in a humid area, such as a bathroom or kitchen.
Echeveria ‘Arlie Wright’ does not require frequent fertilization. However, you can feed the Echeveria once a month during the growing season with a balanced, water-soluble fertilizer. Be sure to dilute the fertilizer to half-strength before applying it to the plant.
Pruning Echeveria ‘Arlie Wright’ is not necessary, but you can remove any dead or dying leaves from the plant to keep it looking neat.
Potting and Repotting Echeveria ‘Arlie Wright’
Echeveria ‘Arlie Wright’ does not require frequent repotting, but you should repot the plant when it outgrows its current container or when the soil becomes depleted. Here is how to repot.
How to Repot (Step-by-Step)
- Remove the Echeveria from its current container and shake off any excess soil.
- Inspect the roots for signs of damage or rot and remove them.
- Place a layer of soil at the bottom of the new container.
- Place the plant in the new container and add soil around it, pressing it down lightly.
- Water the plant lightly and let it settle in for a week before watering again.
Propagating Echeveria ‘Arlie Wright’ (Step-by-Step)
Propagating Echeveria ‘Arlie Wright’ is easy and can be done through stem cuttings or leaf cuttings.
- Choose a healthy stem or leaf from the plant.
- Let the cutting dry for a day or two, until a callus forms over the cut end.
- Plant the cutting in a well-draining soil mixture.
- Water the soil lightly and keep it moist until the cutting takes root.
- After a few weeks, the cutting should have taken root, and you can treat it like a mature plant.
Echeveria ‘Arlie Wright’ blooms in the spring and summer, producing bright green and pink flowers on tall stalks.
Echeveria ‘Arlie Wright’ is not toxic to humans or pets.
NOTE: This page is not intended as a substitute for veterinary advice. The toxicity of an ingested substance varies depending on the amount ingested, the animal’s weight, and its sensitivity to specific allergens. Contact your veterinarian or local animal poison control center immediately if you think your pet may have ingested a toxic substance.
Echeveria ‘Arlie Wright’ is prone to mealybugs, spider mites, and aphids. You can control these pests by wiping with a damp cloth and applying insecticidal soap or neem oil.
The most common problems with Echeveria ‘Arlie Wright’ are overwatering and exposure to extreme temperatures. Overwatering can cause root rot, while exposure to extreme temperatures can cause the leaves to scorch or the plant to wilt.
- Placing under harsh sunlight
- Using poorly drained potting mediums
- Fertilizing during dormancy