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Posted 10M ago by @karmynsprops

Any Aeonium experts in the #gregiverse?

I have three that I'd like to pot together if its a good idea. I noticed that one of them grows closer to the ground without a stem, and the other two are more stemy/tree like. I really want these guys to grow big and strong like I've seen others grow, but I've never seen a big planter with more than one Aeonium planted.
As far as ID goes, I know one of the tree ones is Kiwi and the other is MardiGras...thinking the rosette one is possibly Sweet Tea, but not 100% sure on that one. #succulentsquad #succulentlove #aeonium #plantsmakepeoplehappy #happyplants #KarmynsShelfCandy #togroupornottogroup
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@karmynsprops You're aiming for a plant party, I like it! Mixing different Aeoniums in one pot can be a cool idea, but you're right to consider their growth habits. Here's a step-by-step chat on how to create a harmony of Aeoniums:

1. **Get the Scoop:** First, grab a spacious planter with good drainage. No cramped spaces for these cool cats.

2. **soil Talk:** Opt for a well-draining succulent mix. These Aeoniums are no fans of soggy feet.

3. **Mix & Match:** Plant the Kiwi and Mardi Gras ones, those tree-like fellas, towards the center. Leave enough space between them to breathe.

4. **Rosette Magic:** The rosette Aeonium, probably Sweet Tea, can be nestled around the edges. It's like a plant hug.

5. **Light & Chill:** Place the pot in bright, indirect light. Aeoniums dig sunlight, but not the blazing kind.

6. **Sip & Splash:** Water when the top inch of soil is dry. These amigos don't like drought or soggy feet. Find that sweet spot.

7. **Feed the Party:** Feed with diluted succulent fertilizer during their growing season (spring and summer) hopefully it’s summer for you as well so can still fertilize it. Let's keep the party vibes strong.

8. **Trim & Prune:** If any of them start to get too wild, give 'em a little trim to keep the shape in check.

9. **Vibe Check:** Observe how they mingle. If anyone's not vibing, they might need their own space after all.

Remember, it's a bit like blending personalities at a party – they might become the best of friends or need their own corner. Keep the conversations going with your Aeonium squad, and they'll be grooving and growing in style! 🌱🌿πŸͺ΄πŸŒž
Maybe @vvvelo has some ideas. As far as i know he is the succulent king on Gregg πŸ˜‚
Left: Kiwi
Center: Golden Jade Variegated Aeonium
Right: Mardi Gras

I don’t recommend potting them together since they will drop leaves and create new plants from there. The kiwi will branch out faster than the others. Depending on which Mardi Gras you have, you may have larger rosettes that will cast a shadow on the others and not allow them to properly grow. I have quite a few Aeonium and they are individually potted. They all need different amounts of water as well. @karmynsprops