Echeveria Plants

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?

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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.

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