Plant Care Calico Hearts

Calico Hearts

4.4 out of 5 (5 experiences)

Calico Hearts has a Survivor plant personality Survivor
Calico Hearts has a Large, lush leaves plant personality Large, lush leaves

Also known as

Chocolate Drop

Taxonomy

Adromischus maculatus
Adromischus
Crassulaceae
Saxifragales

How to care for Calico Hearts

Water

How often to water your Calico Hearts

Water needs for Calico Hearts
0.5 cups
every 12

Calico Hearts needs 0.5 cups of water every 12 when it doesn’t get direct sunlight and is potted in a 5" pot.

Use our water calculator to personalize watering recommendations to your environment or download Greg for more advanced recommendations for all of your plants.

Calculate water needs of Calico Hearts

Water 0.5 cups every
12

Does your plant get direct sunlight?

Select the pot size

5"
Light

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A plant's growing potential is determined from its location, the time of year, and current local weather.

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Finding light for Calico Hearts in your home

Light needs and placement for plant Calico Hearts: 1ft from a window
1ft or less from
a window

Calico Hearts love being close to bright, sunny windows 😎.

Place it less than 1ft from a south-facing window to maximize the potential for growth.

Calico Hearts does not tolerate low-light 🚫.

Select your region to see how the current weather in your area affects the placement of Calico Hearts in your home 🏡.

Nutrients

How to fertilize Calico Hearts

Nutrient, fertilizer, and repotting needs for Calico Hearts: repot after 2X growth

Most potting soils come with ample nutrients which plants use to produce new growth.

By the time your plant has depleted the nutrients in its soil it’s likely grown enough to need a larger pot anyway.

To replenish this plant's nutrients, repot your Calico Hearts after it doubles in size or once a year—whichever comes first.

FAQs
Water Needs
Sunlight Needs
Toxicity

Care Summary for Calico Hearts

Calico Hearts

Calico Hearts


Greg recommends:

Water

0.5 cups every 12 days

Placement

< 1ft from a window

Nutrients

Repot after 2x growth

Based on the 4” pot your plant is in, and that it doesn’t get direct sunlight.

What other plant parents say

Calico Hearts has a Survivor plant personality Survivor 3
Calico Hearts has a Large, lush leaves plant personality Large, lush leaves 2
Calico Hearts has a Pet friendly plant personality Pet friendly 1
Honeyyvoiced avatar
@Honeyyvoiced
leaf-1 59 Plants
xp 2,712 XP
globe Kenosha, Wisconsin
10/03/2021

Debated getting this plant for a really long time and I’m really glad I did. Beautiful, easy to manage, and hardy

Large, lush leaves Large, lush leaves
R_l avatar
@R_l
leaf-1 17 Plants
xp 472 XP
globe Homer City, Pennsylvania
09/20/2021

Great if you forget to water! Resilient!

Survivor Survivor
Amoose avatar
@Amoose
leaf-1 4 Plants
xp 99 XP
globe Denton, England
05/25/2021

He’s very cute

Kitty avatar
@Kitty
leaf-1 7 Plants
xp 141 XP
globe Bristol, England
05/16/2021

Doesn’t grow much

Survivor Survivor
Pet friendly Pet friendly

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