Graptopetalum bellum is suitable for part sunny to light shaded places. Avoid burning summer sun.
Regular mixes for cacti and succulents can be used or pure pumice.
Let the soil dry or nearly dry between the waterings. Water sparingly if placed temperate or cool during winter.
Every 4th to 8th week when in active growth with cacti liquid fertilizer or a standard liquid fertilizer at half strength. Spikes or granules at half strength can be given 2 to 3 monthly. New bought or recently repotted plants don’t need to be fed for the first year.
The Chihuahua Flower does best with a winter rest period at 5 to 10 °C (41 to 50 °F). Minimum temperature is 1 °C (34 °F).
Seeds, leaf cuttings, stem cuttings or offsets.
For showing its beautiful flowers the Chihuahua Flower needs a temperate to cool winter rest period at 5 to 10 °C (41 to 50 °F).
Graptopetalum bellum is also sold as Tacitus bellus, which is its old botanical name.
Leaf cuttings root in between 8 to 12 weeks.
5 to 10 cm