Plant Care Giant Red Aeonium

Giant Red Aeonium


Aeonium 'Cyclops'

How to care for Giant Red Aeonium


How often to water your Giant Red Aeonium

Water needs for Giant Red Aeonium
0.5 cups
every 9

Giant Red Aeonium needs 0.5 cups of water every 9 when it doesn’t get direct sunlight and is potted in a 5" pot located in Washington, DC.

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 Giant Red Aeonium

Water 0.5 cups every

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Check the growing potential in your area

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

Plant care guide for Giant Red Aeonium in Washington, DC

Washington, DC

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Growing Giant Red Aeonium in Washington right now

Light needs for plant Giant Red Aeonium in Washington, DC

Plant growth potential is currently very high 📈

July 28th, 2021

Sunlight intensity as measured by “net radiation” in Washington is currently very high 📈. The plant growth potential in your area is currently at its peak! 🌿

The availability of high quality sunli…

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Light needs for plant Giant Red Aeonium in Washington, DC

Sunlight intensity will decrease by 6% ☀️

July 28th, 2021

Washington is trending towards lower sunlight intensity!

The amount of sunlight in Washington is expected to decrease by 6% over the next 2 weeks to an average of 19.4 megajoules of energy per m2

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Light needs for plant Giant Red Aeonium in Washington, DC

Daylight will decrease by 0.5 hours 📉

July 28th, 2021

This month, Washington is getting an average of 12.0 hours of clear sky sunlight per day.

Hours of daylight will decrease by 3.9% over the next two weeks. Your plants will get 13.7 total hours of …

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Finding light for Giant Red Aeonium in your home

Light needs and placement for plant Giant Red Aeonium: 1ft from a window
1ft or less from
a window

Giant Red Aeonium love being close to bright, sunny windows 😎.

Place it less than 1ft from a south-facing window to maximize the potential for growth during this time of higher sunlight intensity in Washington, DC ☀️.

This is a great time to watch your Giant Red Aeonium thrive 🌿!


How to fertilize Giant Red Aeonium

Nutrient, fertilizer, and repotting needs for Giant Red Aeonium: 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 Giant Red Aeonium after it doubles in size or once a year—whichever comes first.

When to repot Giant Red Aeonium

Nutrient needs for plant Giant Red Aeonium in Washington, DC

Is this a good time of year to repot? Yes! 🪴

July 28th, 2021

The growing potential in Washington is high 📈.

It's best to repot plants during their active growing periods when they have the energy to re-establish their roots! This is a great time to repot an…

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Care Summary for Giant Red Aeonium

Giant Red Aeonium

Giant Red Aeonium

Greg recommends:


0.5 cups every 9 days


< 1ft from a window


Repot after 2x growth

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

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