The plants, which belong to the family of the thick-leaved plants (Crassulaceae), are mainly spread in Mexico, but two species can also be found in Arizona. The leaves are fleshy and rosette-like arranged and are similar to Echeveria.
Between May and July star-shaped, bright pink flowers bloom on long, branched stems.
A bright location with plenty of direct sunlight is required.
As substrate a mixture of cactus and succulent soil and mineral parts is suitable.
In order to avoid stagnant moisture, the excess water should be able to drain off well and watering should only be resumed when the substrate has dried.
It is enough to fertilize once in spring.
In summer, you can place the succulents outdoors, after you have
gradually acclimatized them to direct sunlight. They should be
brought back into the house at temperatures below 10°C.
In winter the temperature should be around 10°C, watering is reduced.
Graptopetalum is generally not poisonous, but no guarantee can be given for its compatibility with animals.