Hen and chicks (Sempervivum 'Apple Tart') in the Sempervivum Database

Common names:
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Data specific to Sempervivum (Edit)
Hybrid: Yes
Hybridizer: Sue Thomas
Country of Origin: (GB) Great Britian
Year of registration: 2001

General Plant Information (Edit)
Plant Habit: Cactus/Succulent
Life cycle: Perennial
Sun Requirements: Full Sun to Partial Shade
Minimum cold hardiness: Zone 4a -34.4 °C (-30 °F) to -31.7 °C (-25 °F)
Leaves: Evergreen
Flowers: Showy
Flower Time: Summer
Late summer or early fall
Fall
Other: It may be several years before it blooms
Suitable Locations: Alpine Gardening
Uses: Provides winter interest
Groundcover
Wildlife Attractant: Bees
Butterflies
Resistances: Deer Resistant
Propagation: Seeds: Provide light
Stratify seeds: Stratifing seeds may improve germination, but is not required
Suitable for wintersowing
Sow in situ
Will not come true from seed
Propagation: Other methods: Offsets
Containers: Suitable in 1 gallon
Suitable in 3 gallon or larger
Needs excellent drainage in pots
Miscellaneous: Monocarpic

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Location: Washington 8b
By Patty
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Location: Washington 8b
By Patty
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Location: Haccombe/Devon (GB)Date: 2008-07-02Photo courtesy of Sue Thomas / Sunray Plants / Haccombe/Devon (GB
By banker07
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Location: Washington 8bDate: 2019-09-30
By Patty
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Discussion Threads about this plant
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Sempervivum 'Apple Tart' by valleylynn Oct 2, 2013 4:29 PM 0
It all started with a curious, little green semp. Thanks AntMan01 by Bigtattoo Aug 9, 2018 2:06 PM 3
How should I water my Sempervivum succulent? by Amesketches Jul 6, 2018 1:19 PM 8
Problems ordering by AntMan01 Apr 9, 2018 9:11 PM 31
How's your 'Lemon Sky' ? by tcstoehr May 3, 2019 8:31 AM 158
Question about names and "Chick Charms" by Lilydaydreamer Aug 3, 2018 6:11 PM 84
Sempervivum and Jovibarba chat & photos 2017 by valleylynn Jan 2, 2018 7:45 PM 3,238
How do i propagate this? by Ellen34 Aug 5, 2016 7:54 AM 17
Anyone else growing these in the desert? by cahdg6891 Jun 19, 2017 9:59 PM 72
Soil condition = semp color? by TerriStanley Apr 26, 2016 10:54 PM 7
The real Saturn is? by springcolor Sep 7, 2018 9:01 AM 18
is my plant a type of cactus? by Frillylily Feb 10, 2016 7:23 PM 19
Need Sempervivum Seed Starting 101 by CDsSister Aug 12, 2015 6:02 PM 58
Schedule for 2015 Kevin Vaughn Hybridizing Clinic by valleylynn Apr 28, 2015 4:55 PM 438
my semp growing experience this Spring-Summer 2014 by tarev Feb 16, 2016 7:19 PM 279
Semp beds by valleylynn Apr 16, 2014 8:12 PM 460
How to preserve a blooming rosette by twitcher Oct 8, 2014 3:13 PM 113
Trading for 2012 by valleylynn May 31, 2012 9:48 AM 171

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