General Care for Echeveria ‘Black Prince’
Echeveria ‘Black Prince’ is a beautiful evergreen succulent that produces offsets (chicks). These chicks have more of a green color, but as they grow, their color darkens. Does well in garden beds or container gardens.
‘Black Prince’ has typical watering needs for a succulent. It’s best to use the “soak and dry” method, and allow the soil to dry out completely between waterings.
Where to Plant
‘Black Prince’ is not cold hardy, so if you live in a zone that gets colder than 20° F (-6.7° C), it’s best to plant this succulent in a container that can be brought indoors. It does well in full to partial sun.
Plant in an area of your garden that gets 6 hours of sunlight a day. If planting indoors, or bringing inside for the winter, place in a room that gets a lot of sunlight, such as near a southern-facing window (if you’re in the Northern Hemisphere).
Flowering and Pest information
Echeveria ‘Black Prince’ produces red flowers in the late Fall to early Winter. These can attract hummingbirds.
Echeveria seem to be especially susceptible to mealy bug infestations.