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Aeonium balsamiferum
Scientific Name: Aeonium balsamiferum Webb et Berth.
Synonym: Sempervivum balsamiferum
Family: Crassulaceae
Aeonium  balsamiferum
Aeonium balsamiferum at the Huntington Gardens in early July
Recommended Temperature Zone:
USDA: 9b-11

Frost Tolerance: Hardy to 28F (-2C) or a little less for short periods

Minimum Avg. Temperature: 50F (10C)

Heat Tolerance: Very questionable in Phoenix, avoid direct sun in summer

Sun Exposure: Full sun in cooler climates, light shade in summer in hot climates

Origin: Canary Islands (Lanzarote, Fuerteventura)

Growth Habits: Shrub, each rosette up to 8 inches in diameter (20 cm), sticky leaves.

Watering Needs: Moderate water, tolerant of humidity in winter, but needs good drainage

Propagation: Cuttings, seeds

Aeonium balsamiferum at the Huntington Gardens (ISI 161, HBG 16615)

Blooming Habits:
Light yellow flowers.

Fruiting Habits:

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