Echeveria Purpusorum

echeveria purpusorum

Last updated on September 15th, 2022 at 09:15 am

Echeveria purpusorum is a succulent plant that grows easily in the home or garden. It comes in many shapes, colors, and sizes and can be used to decorate your home or garden with different colors.

Echeveria purpusorum is one such echeveria with beautiful deep purple-colored leaves and soft green edges. It has purple leaves which are soft green on the edges. It is one echeveria that can be used in a variety of ways to decorate your home or garden, including growing it in pots for inside and outside use.

Echeveria purpusorum propagation

echeveria purpusorum

Echeveria purpusorum can be propagated by leaf cuttings or offshoots.

To propagate echeveria purpusorum through leaf cuttings, use a sharp knife to remove the leaves from an echeveria plant and stick them in a pot of soil with some water for about a week before transferring them to the desired location.

To propagate echeveria purpusorum by offshoots, use a sharp knife or scissors to cut away an echeveria plant from its roots and replant it at another location with some water in the soil for about a week before transplanting it again.

Echeveria purpusorum also can be propagated by division, which is a process in which an echeveria plant’s roots are separated and planted to form individual echeverias. This method should ensure that the offspring of echeveria plants will have desirable attributes such as color, size, or texture.

Echeveria purpusorum care

echeveria purpusorum


Echeveria purpusorum is a succulent plant that thrives in an environment with full sun. They can also grow in partial shade, but will not produce as many blooms and will have more damage to the leaves from excess sunlight. The echeverias do best if they are planted outside during warm months so they can get the natural sunlight and when the weather gets cold, they should be brought inside.

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An echeveria purpusorum needs to be planted in soil that is well-drained and does not contain clay. The echeveria can rot if the soil becomes too wet or dry, so it needs to have a moderate level of moisture throughout the year.

If you plant your echeveria outside, they should be planted in the ground and not in a pot, as echeveria purpusorum does not thrive indoors.

If you do plan to grow your echeveria inside during the winter months, place it in an area with plenty of light without excessive heat from sources such as heating vents or fireplaces for at least five hours a day.

You should also make sure that echeveria purpusorum is not placed near drafts, as this will cause the leaves to turn brown and curl up at the edges from dehydration.

Wateringecheveria purpusorum

Echeveria purpusorum is not as hardy but will tolerate some frost and light rain. It requires a lot of sunlight to do well without wilting or getting burnt up by the sun. The plant prefers dry soil so make sure it dries out between watering sessions. It is more of a decorative plant than a functional one but it does well in the house.

Echeveria purpusorum needs to be watered every day if it’s not getting enough sunlight so make sure you put it near an east or west-facing window with some protection from direct sun exposure.

They are available for purchase at your local nursery or garden center. Echeverias can be planted in a container with some good potting soil and they will do well indoors as long as sunlight is plentiful enough to keep them alive.


Echeveria purpusorum is much more tolerant to the cold than echeveria pulidonis and will survive light frosts. It can withstand temperatures as low as -16 degrees Celsius without any damage

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The plant does not like hot weather but it prefers a daytime temperature of 18 degrees Celsius to stay healthy. It will not like the heat and should be kept out of direct sunlight for at least half a day in order to avoid burning up or wilting from too much sun exposure.

The plant is most likely going to get damaged if it gets more than two hours of direct sunlight a day. It prefers to be in the shade or spot with less sun exposure during morning and afternoon hours. Echeveria purpusorum likes cooler temperatures so it should not be planted outside until the temperature is warmer than 30 degrees Celsius.

The plant will also need protection from the cold with mulch or a blanket to maintain its temperature and avoid frost.


Echeveria purpusorum is a succulent that requires low humidity to thrive. In general, echeverias prefer arid climates with indirect light and temperatures between 60-90 degrees Fahrenheit (16-32 Celsius).

The echeveria will suffer from leaf burn when the conditions are too moist or cool for too long.


The echeveria is a low-light plant that will require more fertilizing than other houseplants. Because they prefer arid climates, you should use an all-purpose fertilizer at half strength every two to four weeks.

Alternatively, you can mix one tablespoon of ammonium sulfate with three tablespoons of Epsom salts to create an echeveria-friendly fertilizer.

Epsom salt is made from magnesium sulfate, so it will provide them with this important nutrient as well.

You can use either of these fertilizers on echeverias and other succulents in addition to their regular watering.

Repotting and transplanting

echeveria purpusorum

Echeveria purpusorum needs to be repotted every year and it is a good idea to do so in the autumn before temperatures drop. The pots should be deep enough for them.

Growth rate

Echeveria purpusorum are slow-growing, but will eventually reach heights of 20 inches or more if given enough space.

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Echeveria purpusorum can be trimmed back to the base of a new branch or stem after flowering is completed. The pruned stems will not bloom again, but they will produce more foliage and are often thicker than branches that have never been cut.

Pests and diseases

Echeveria purpusorum is susceptible to echeveria brown rot (Botrytis cinerea), a fungal disease that affects echeverias sometimes leading to the plant’s death. The spores of this fungus are carried by wind and water from other infected plants, and echeveria purpusorum is particularly susceptible to this disease. It affects plants by first colonizing the plant’s stem and leaves, then producing masses of soft brown fungal growth that can cover up all green parts of the plant within a week.