Pachyphytum Species

Pachyphytum compactum

Family: Crassulaceae (krass-yoo-LAY-see-ee) (Info)
Genus: Pachyphytum (pak-ee-FY-tum) (Info)
Species: compactum (kom-PAK-tum) (Info)

Category:

Cactus and Succulents

Water Requirements:

Drought-tolerant; suitable for xeriscaping

Sun Exposure:

Sun to Partial Shade

Foliage:

Grown for foliage

Evergreen

Foliage Color:

Unknown - Tell us

Height:

under 6 in. (15 cm)

Spacing:

3-6 in. (7-15 cm)

6-9 in. (15-22 cm)

Hardiness:

USDA Zone 9a: to -6.6 C (20 F)

USDA Zone 9b: to -3.8 C (25 F)

USDA Zone 10a: to -1.1 C (30 F)

USDA Zone 10b: to 1.7 C (35 F)

USDA Zone 11: above 4.5 C (40 F)

Where to Grow:

Unknown - Tell us

Danger:

Unknown - Tell us

Bloom Color:

Orange

Bloom Characteristics:

Unknown - Tell us

Bloom Size:

Unknown - Tell us

Bloom Time:

Late Winter/Early Spring

Mid Winter

Other details:

Unknown - Tell us

Soil pH requirements:

Unknown - Tell us

Patent Information:

Non-patented

Propagation Methods:

Unknown - Tell us

Seed Collecting:

Unknown - Tell us

Regional

This plant is said to grow outdoors in the following regions:

Mountain View, California

Oakdale, California

Pleasant Hill, California

Thousand Oaks, California

Downsville, Louisiana

Gardeners' Notes:

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Positive

On Feb 27, 2004, palmbob from Acton, CA (Zone 8b) wrote:

Somewhat odd, fat-leaved small succulent plant with lots of nice color (especially when stressed by cold or drought). Leaves break off very easily so careful, but each leaf can act as a source for a new plant. Does great in succulent pots with other similar plants like Echeverias. Mexican native

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