Aeonium urbicum ‘Fallbrook Ruby’

  • Aeonium 'Fallbrook Ruby'

1 gallon $6.50

Temporarily out of stock due to frost damaage, February 2018

Aeonium ‘Fallbrook Ruby’ is related to the aeonium urbicum — a large clumping aeonium which with very large rosettes. It begins as an evergreen rosette and slowly develops a single, unbranched stem.

Out of stock

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All plants shipped bare root in one-gallon sizes.
Other sizes may be available for pick up from

our growing grounds in Fallbrook, 
CA.

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Aeonium urbicum 'Fallbrook Ruby'

  • Names and Synonyms:  
    Sempervivum urbicum
  • Common Names:  
    Saucer Plant, Saucer Aeonium, Dinner Plate Aeonium
  • Family:  
    Crassulaceae
  • Origin:  
    This plant is endemic to Tenerife,one of Spain’s Canary Islands where its distribution reaches from Anaga to Teno
  • Size Label:  
    1 gallon
  • Height:  
    4-6'
  • Width:  
    1-2'
  • Cold Tolerance:  
    25 to 30°F; -3.9 to -1.1°C
  • Heat Tolerance:  
    High heat tolerance
  • Light Requirement:  
    Prefers some shade in warmer inland climates, but it can take full sun along the coast.
  • Water needs:  
    Drought tolerant but looks best with regular watering in the warmer months. It can survive on winter rains in cool, winter weather.
  • Maintenance:  
    None
  • Uses:  
    This tall aeonium works well in rock and succulent gardens, among flowing grasses, or massed with other aeoniums and Canary Island native plants like Echiums. It is a good vertical accent plant when grown with shorter succulents. It prefers the mild climate typical of the Canary Islands so it should be given shade in hot inland locations.
  • Propagation:  
    This plant can be propagated from seed. Seed can be collected in large plastic bag after the inflorescence has matured. Can also be propogated from cuttings.
  • Problems:  
    Snails can damage leaves, requires well-draining soils to avoid rot in winter
  • Special notes:  
    This is a large aeonium which can reach 6 feet tall. It begins as an evergreen rosette and slowly develops a single, unbranched stem. It blooms with a striking pyramidal branched panicle of small white crassula-like flowers. This aeonium is monocarpic and usually dies after flowering.