Echeveria Suyon (Echeveria Sunyan)

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Echeveria Suyon, also known as Echeveria Sunyan, is a hybrid succulent coming from Korean regions. It’s widely used for decoration among many succulent lovers and in this article you’ll find out you why! Also, you will learn how to care for this echeveria in order for it to reach its full potential!

Physical Characteristics

echeveria suyon physical characteristics

Echeveria Suyon has elliptical and fleshy leaves with a pointed tip. They are lush green, but get red and pink hues when this echeveria deals with stress. They are also fleshy because they store water. You’ll notice waxy powder covering the leaves – it helps them in water storing and also protects them from excessive sunlight.

This succulent doesn’t bloom, hence doesn’t produce flowers. Usual height of fully grown Echeveria Suyon ranges between 6-8 inches (15-20cm).

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Echeveria Suyon Care

Sunlight: In order to see Echeveria Suyon’s full potential and beauty, give it at least 6 hours of bright, direct sunlight every day. Protect it from harsh afternoon sun, as it can cause sunburn.

Temperature: Thrives in temperatures between 65°F to 75°F (18°C to 24°C). Echeveria Suyon doesn’t like extreme temperatures, whether hot or cold. During winter, place it inside. Provide some shade during summer when hottest part of the day comes. Prolonged exposure to extreme temperatures can lead to leaf discoloration and reduced growth.

Water: Water once every 1-2 weeks during active growing season(spring and summer), and reduce to 2-4 weeks during winter. Before you follow this schedule its important to adjust it according to your plant needs – the best way to know when to water Echeveria Suyon is when soil gets dry. When you water your succulents do so thoroughly. Avoid watering the leaves – they store water. Instead, water around the base of the plant.

Soil: Get or make your own well-draining soil. Succulent or cactus mix mixed with perlite, coarse sand or pumice will protect the roots of your plant from excess water.

Fertilizer: Use fertilizer designed for succulents. It’s important to dilute it until it has 1/4 of it’s original strengthsucculents don’t need too much nutrients, but excessive amount can damage their roots. Apply fertilizer once every 4-6 weeks during active growing season. Make sure to water it first.


For healthy growth, repot your Echeveria Suyon when you notice one of these signs:

  • Your echeveria has outgrown it’s current container
  • Your echeveria became root bound
  • Your echeveria got diseased

Water your plant 1-2 days before repotting. You’ll need a one-size bigger pot, gardening shears and well-draining soil to repot your echeveria. Here’s how to do it:

  • Remove your plant from it’s current container
  • Cut dead or damaged roots
  • Fill new pot with well-draining soil
  • Plant your echeveria in the middle of the new pot

Give the soil some time to settle and your echeveria to adapt to its new place. First couple of days water lightly and place it under bright, indirect sunlight.

If your echeveria got diseased, you can trim dead, damaged and diseased leaves in order to stop disease from spreading.

Propagate using leaf cuttings. Cut a healthy leaf and let it form a callus. Plant it in well-draining soil. Water lightly and provide bright, indirect sunlight. Once your cutting has grown to a reasonable size, transplant it into a larger container.

Commonly asked questions about Echeveria Suyon

A thread from u/specatcle: “What’s this crusty white aggregate on my variegated echeveria suyon? Tried using a qtip with alcohol jnc and nothing happened.

Answer: That can be a sign of mealy bugs. If alcohol didn’t help you can use neem oil. Simply mix it with water and spray on your echeveria

Succulent City chief editor


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