Plant Care Gouty Houseleek

Gouty Houseleek


Aichryson tortuosum

How to care for Gouty Houseleek


How often to water your Gouty Houseleek

Water needs for Gouty Houseleek
0.5 cups
every 9

Gouty Houseleek needs 0.5 cups of water every 9 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 Gouty Houseleek

Water 0.5 cups every

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Finding light for Gouty Houseleek in your home

Light needs and placement for plant Gouty Houseleek: 3ft from a window
3ft or less from
a window

Gouty Houseleek may have difficulty thriving, and will drop leaves 🍃, without ample sunlight.

Place it less than 3 feet from a south-facing window to maximize the potential for growth.

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How to fertilize Gouty Houseleek

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

Care Summary for Gouty Houseleek

Gouty Houseleek

Gouty Houseleek

Greg recommends:


0.5 cups every 9 days


< 3ft from a window


Repot after 2x growth

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

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