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Vibrant 'Gold Nugget' Hens And Chicks Succulents Change Color In Sunlight

Do you love houseplants but don't exactly have a green thumb? I hear you. I'm pretty much the same way. If I could I would have the whole house covered in them.

The good news is that succulents are much easier to care for. So if you're looking for an interesting succulent to add to your collection, why not take a chance on the "Gold Nugget" Hens And Chicks plant?

What in the heck is this plant, you ask?

Ha, ha! I've never heard of it either. The Gold Nugget Hens and Chicks succulent is a gorgeous drought-tolerant perennial Sempervivum.

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It consists of one large rosette (the "hen") and many smaller rosettes (the "chicks").

You can then pull up and replant them elsewhere to start a bunch of new plants.

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What makes this succulent special is its variety of colorful rosettes of leaves.

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It has a beautiful golden color with red picotee edges in the cooler months of winter.

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And then in the summer, it turns a bright green color before taking on an intense red color for fall and winter.

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Wow, doesn't that sound amazing? I have to see that.

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This succulent is absolutely perfect for rock gardens, wall plantings, borders, and ground covers.

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It works well for patio planters, too. I can already imagine making a planter using it.

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Usually, when you purchase it, it will appear green in color due to the fact that it was cultivated in a greenhouse.

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Then, once the sunlight hits it, the colors start emerging.

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Your soil’s fertility as well as its pH, moisture, structure, and temperature, including the age of the plant, will affect the final color of the beautiful rosettes.

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Whatever happens, these succulents are guaranteed to look beautiful!

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If you want your plant to do well, make sure you place it in a sunny window and ensure that you water it when it gets dry.

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You want these beautiful plants to last a long time.

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Wow, you really need to get your hands on this gorgeous succulent.

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You're pretty much guaranteed that you should be able to keep it alive, and that's a good thing.

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