Succulent ID

If you have a succulent plant and need help identifying it, this is the place to post it.

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Succulent ID

Post by ElieEstephane » Tue Dec 12, 2017 2:17 pm

Any one knows what this is? Glaucous powdery leaves, branching habit slow grower. I think it's a graptopetalum species. Ideas?
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Re: Succulent ID

Post by esp_imaging » Tue Dec 12, 2017 3:26 pm

Maybe Graptovera "Moonglow"? Or a similar hybrid?

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Re: Succulent ID

Post by ElieEstephane » Tue Dec 12, 2017 3:29 pm

esp_imaging wrote:Maybe Graptovera "Moonglow"? Or a similar hybrid?
Yes they look very similar. Thanks!
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Re: Succulent ID

Post by stefan m. » Tue Dec 12, 2017 5:26 pm

Pachyveria 'Scheideckeri'. graptoveria debbie.

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Re: Succulent ID

Post by ElieEstephane » Tue Dec 12, 2017 6:22 pm

Following stephan's reply i got to this link. Pachyveria bill baker. Looks exactly like mine. I was sure it had some echeveria lauii in it and i juat proved it.
https://www.smgrowers.com/products/plan ... nt_id=4008
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Re: Succulent ID

Post by Shmuel » Mon Jan 22, 2018 6:55 am

Elie, bill baker does not have the acute (pointy) leaf tip that your's does. There are so many graptos and echiverias and pachys and hybrids that I have virtually no labels in mine. Finding out is one of those "someday" projects that has not happened yet in years...

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Re: Succulent ID

Post by esp_imaging » Mon Jan 22, 2018 12:23 pm

I agree with Shmuel here. It's hard to id plants from just a rosette, as many features can vary between individual plants of the same clone.

Some features, such as leaf width, length and leaf density on the rosette will vary dependent on culture - grow a plant warm, damp and in lower light and the leaves will become longer, narrower and the rosette will become more open than if grown cooler and/or in more sun.

Other features, such as leaf pointyness are more diagnostic as they vary less with culture. Your plant has much pointier leaves than Elie's suggestion, so I don't think it is correct.

So I still think "Graptoveria "Moonglow" or a similar hybrid" is a decent id. I don't think it's reasonable to get a definitive id, as there are lots of very similar cultivars. Flowers would help greatly.

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Re: Succulent ID

Post by ElieEstephane » Mon Jan 22, 2018 12:39 pm

I kind of zoned out on this one since succulents don't interest me that much but i liked the color. After checking again i think you are right but i guess it's far from flowering size. Thanks again!

Some features, such as leaf width, length and leaf density on the rosette will vary dependent on culture - grow a plant warm, damp and in lower light and the leaves will become longer, narrower and the rosette will become more open than if grown cooler and/or in more sun.
Here's a living example:
In the shade of a pine tree:
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