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Echeveria 'Echoc'

Habit and Cultural Information
Category: Succulent
Family: Crassulaceae (Stonecrops)
Origin: Mexico (North America)
Evergreen: Yes
Red/Purple Foliage: Yes
Flower Color: Red
Bloomtime: Fall/Winter
Synonyms: [E. 'Black Prince'?]
Parentage: (Echeveria shaviana x E. affinis)
Height: <1 foot
Width: <1 foot
Exposure: Cool Sun/Light Shade
Summer Dry: Yes
Irrigation (H2O Info): Low Water Needs
Winter Hardiness: 25-30° F
Echeveria 'Echoc' - A dark leafed succulent with 6 inch wide rosettes of nearly black colored triangular leaves that first emerge green, giving the dark rosettes a bit of a green eye in the center. There is very little information available about this Echeveria cultivar except for observations that it looks a lot like the plant that is often sold as 'Black Prince' with some speculating that this is a renaming of such plants that were produced in the micro propagation (tissue culture) laboratory and as such it should produce salmon-red flowers in fall and winter. It should be noted however that true Echeveria 'Black Prince' is a Frank Reinelt hybrid between Echeveria affinis and E. shaviana and what is currently in the trade under this name does not match with the original description of 'Black Prince'. We are going to guess that this 'Echoc' plant can be grown in full to park coastal sun in a well drained soil and be irrigate occasionally with cold hardiness to around 25° F. Our plants from unrooted cuttings sent to us by Dümmen Orange. As we learn more about this plant we will add to this description.  The information about Echeveria 'Echoc' displayed on this page is based on research conducted in our nursery library and from online sources we consider reliable. We will also relate those observations made of this plant as it grows in our nursery gardens and in other gardens that we have visited, as well how the crops have performed in containers in our nursery field. We will also incorporate comments we receive from others and welcome hearing from anyone who has additional information, particularly when they share cultural information that would aid others in growing it.