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Aeonium arboretum atropurpureum reproduccion asexual en


Garden origin Nursery produced cultivar For a long time this cultivar has been considered a sport of the Aeonium arboretum. It now seems that it comes from the Canary islands, thus it then "Aeonium arboretum atropurpureum reproduccion asexual en" be a cultivar of A.

The latest theory is that it is a cultivar from A. It is a branching succulent shrub that produces magnificent, almost black-purple, leaf rosettes at the ends of its branches. Forms grey-green beached trunk, spread 25 to 60 cm. Rosettes are formed at the ends of the stems. Light yellow flowers that form long clusters. The cultivar 'Zwartkop' is a very dark selection of Aeonium arboretum with tall Aeonium arboretum atropurpureum reproduccion asexual en stems and large heads of deep purple black foliage.

It differs from the common Aeonium arboreum 'Atropurpureum' which has somewhat shorter stems and smaller heads of dark reddish purple foliage.

Sometimes it produces nice crested stems and seems to to change in and out of its crested mode during the years. Subspecies, varieties, forms and cultivars of plants belonging to the Aeonium arboreum group. Flora of North America Editorial Committee. It requires gritty well drained potting mix. Water deeply but infrequently. Plants are allowed to thoroughly dry in-between waterings.

During the winter months restrict water to about once a month, or just enough to keep the foliage from shrivelling.

Position in full to part sun in a sheltered spot, but the bright light enhances the rich hues of the darker Aeoniums, and the subtle blushes of the other colours, but prefers light shade to shade in summer.

The plants tend to go dormant in the summer and look a little tired sometimes, but they perk up again in the fall. Summer is the natural dormant season for this species in its native land. Schwarzkopf Zwartkop is easily propagated by cuttings in the spring.

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When the stem becomes too tall, just cut the top rosette with a piece of stem and plant it. It will soon take root, while the plant left with just the stem will soon grow new buds that can be in turn used for propagation. Time to take cuttings: April to July Use: Aeoniums make excellent summer bedding plants, since their architectural shape contrasts well with most other bedding plants.

They can also be used effectively planted in containers. Valentino Vallicelli This beautiful species has large heads of deep purple foliage truly stand out against other greenery. Berger Aeonium arboreum f.

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