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Pachyphytum oviferum

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Moon stones is part of the Pachyphytum genus. Its scientific name is Pachyphytum oviferum. The botanical name epithet for Moon stones (oviferum) means 'egg-bearing'.

This succulent is very attractive with its rosy silvery plump leaves. A very good addition to a succulents collection.

Blooms appear in these approximate colours:   Brink pink and   Moss green. Leaves appear approximately as a   Lavender gray

A type of flowering succulent, it mainly grows as a perennial plant - which means it typically grows best over a long period (from 3 years+).

Normally reaching to a mature height of 7.8 inches (20.0 cm).

Moon stones is normally quite a low maintenance plant and is normally very easy to grow - great for beginner gardeners!

This plant info is provided by the myfolia gardener's wiki. All details about Moon stones have been kindly provided by our members.

How to grow Moon stones

  • Full Sun

  • Partial Sun

  • Low

Protect from excessive winter moisture.

Moon stones likes a position of full sun / partial sun and remember to apply water fairly sparingly. Use Zone 9 - Zone 10 as your guideline for the appropriate climate for this plant.

See our list of companion Plants for Moon stones to see which plants you should plant in close proximity to encourage growth.

Growing Moon stones from seed

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Other names for Moon stones

Pachyphytum ovatum

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