24+ Hen And Chicken Plant. Like most succulent plants, hen and chickens grow. The quantity and speed at which babies are produced depends on the variety.
As the plant matures, the main 'hen' sends off runners, producing the 'chicks' or baby plants. They make excellent indoor additions. The name refers to the tendency of certain of these species to reproduce vegetatively by means of plantlets.
(common houseleek, hen and chicks, semper = always, vivum = living) probably the commonest of outdoor hardy succulents, this plant has been closely associated with human habitation since antiquity.
Skip to main search results. These hardy plants thrive in u.s. Wild edible plants new zealand. They make excellent indoor additions.