The Tortoise Club

Plant Name:

Hen and Chicks

Latin Name:

Echeveria sp.

Plant Type:


Edible Part:

Entire Plant


Echeveria is a large genus of flowering plants in the family Crassulaceae, native to semi-desert areas of Central America, Mexico and northwestern South America. They are safe to feed, however, with all succuluents, if fed in excess can cause diarrhea.