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Basic Info


Sempervivum also has known to be called ‘Brock’ is a Sempervivum that creates a beautiful pink rosette. As the plant matures you can expect it to reach up to around 7.5 cm (3″) tall and about 15 cm (6″). The plant is best known to have beautiful thick red fleshy leaves.

Scientific Classification

Family: Crassulaceae
Subfamily: Sempervivoideae
Genus: Sempervivum




Care and Propagation Information



 When watering the Sempervivum (or Brock) be careful it is a plant that is sensitive to over-watering. It is a plant that needs to be thoroughly drenched in water and dried before watering again. The plant should be water mostly between Spring to Fall, let the plant dry thoroughly before watering again.

General Care for Sempervivum ‘Brock’


What kind of a plant carer should select the Sempervivum ‘Brock’? It is perfect for an advanced plant grower. The plant does best when cared for outdoor in a proper light environment. If planted inside, it tends to thrive poorly.

Quick Facts:

  • Thrives best in full sun 
  • Needs a similar amount of water as other succulents
  • Can die easily if overwatered
  • Becomes 7.5 cm (3″) tall
  • Become 15 cm (6″) wide.
  • Best zone for the plant is -28.6° C (-20° F)
  • Best propagated with offsets
  • Is not known to cause harm to people or animals
  • Grows best during Spring and Fall

Where to Plant

Sempervivum ‘Brock’ is a plant that grows easiest in free-draining gritty compost. The plant handles cold well, so if you live an area that is cold then it is the plant for you -28,6°C ( -20° F ) 

Sempervivum ‘Brock’ is a plant that requires up to 6 hours of sun when planted outside keep it in a sunny area.

How to Propagate Sempervivum ‘Brock’

Learning how to propagate Sempervivum ‘Brock’, begin by selecting a sturdy, healthy leaf. Then remove the stem from the main plant, cut the stem off with a sharp knife. Brock is one of the species that easily create offsets that then can grow into the mother plant.

Let the offsets sit for a few days before placing in nutritious and well-drained soil. The soil should be drenched thoroughly, never let the soil dry. Once the plant’s root has started to appear, let the plant take its time to grow.

Origin and Habitat

Sempervivum ‘Brock’ traces its origin back to the United Kingdom (UK)

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