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Dudleya pachyphytum
Scientific Name: Dudleya pachyphytum Moran & Benedict
Synonym:
Family: Crassulaceae
Dudleya  pachyphytum Recommended Temperature Zone:
sunset: 16,17,21-24
USDA: 9b-12

Heat Tolerance: Avoid afternoon sun in summer in Phoenix

Sun Exposure: Full sun to light shade

Origin: Mexico (Baja California) Cedros Island on cliffs and steep rocky slopes

Growth Habits: Clustered rosettes, 5 to 10 inches wide (12 to 25 cm) leaves are covered with wax

Watering Needs: Needs good drainage, keep dry in summer.

Propagation:


Cultural Practices:
Dudleya pachyphytum is one of the more challenging species of Dudleya.

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