Echeveria Plants
Q.

Echeveria Care

Zone Hertfordshire | courtney.s.riches added on May 20, 2015 | Answered

I have used lemon juice to clean water marks off my echeveria plants and I'm worried that I have damaged them by removing the protective coating. Can I rectify this?

A.
A.Answers to this queston: Add Answer
shelley
Certified GKH Gardening Expert
Answered on May 20, 2015

On what basis are you worried - do your leaves look damaged or sick? Echeveria leaves are covered in a waxy powder that helps protect them from sunburn. It can be wiped off pretty easily which will make the leaves look discolored, which is probably what raised a red flag. This waxy coating will be restored over time.

For more information on echeveria, please visit the following link:
https://www.gardeningknowhow.com/ornamental/cacti-succulents/echeveria/caring-for-echeveria-plants.htm

00
Was this answer useful?

Log in or sign up to help answer this question.
Did you find this helpful? Share it with your friends!

You must be logged into your account to answer a question.

If you don't have an account sign up for an account now.

Looking for more?
here are more questions about...
Echeveria Plants
Join Us - Sign up to get all the latest gardening tips!

Do you know a lot about gardening?
Become a GKH Gardening Expert

Learn More