Aeonium arboreum

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Canary Islands


Family: Crassulaceae

This is a medium sized Aeonium growing to approximately 3 feet with many branches. Leaves are green with purple margins which become more intensely colored in direct sun.

Found throughout the Canary Islands and the west coast of Morocco, where it grows on rocky cliffs and sand dunes.

Does well outdoors in the bay area as a potted plant or landscape specimen. Plant in well draining media. This plant is from a winter rainfall region, but can receive water throughout the year in cultivation. Should be watered about once every 2 weeks, always allowing time for the soil to dry out between waterings. This plant does not like extreme heat and can fry if the temperatures rise above 100°F for long periods. Aeoniums are monocarpic so branches die back after flowering, but plants will generally re-branch from lower stems.


Temperature: Hardy to 28F

Full Sun to Part Sun to Part Shade

Ultra Soil Blend

Low Water

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