Succulent Plants

Echevaria


Frank MATTISON added on August 7, 2017 | Answered

Are rabbits attracted to it? Can you cover it in winter to protect from freeze?


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nikki-phipps
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Answered on August 8, 2017

Rabbits do occasionally feed on Echeveria plantsre, but squirrels seem to like them far better. Here are some articles on managing these animal pests:

https://www.gardeningknowhow.com/plant-problems/pests/animals/keep-rabbits-out-of-gardens.htm

https://www.gardeningknowhow.com/plant-problems/pests/animals/get-rid-squirrels.htm

As for winter care, you can cover the plants but the main thing is that they remain dry. If possible, however, it's normally recommended that you pot up Echeveria and overwinter indoors.

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