Plant Care Airplane Plant

Airplane Plant

Also known as

Propeller Plant


Crassula perfoliata

How to care for Airplane Plant


How often to water your Airplane Plant

Water needs for Airplane Plant
0.5 cups
every 12

Airplane Plant 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 Airplane Plant

Water 0.5 cups every

Does your plant get direct sunlight?

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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.

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Finding light for Airplane Plant in your home

Light needs and placement for plant Airplane Plant: 1ft from a window
1ft or less from
a window

Airplane Plant love being close to bright, sunny windows 😎.

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

Airplane Plant does not tolerate low-light 🚫.

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How to fertilize Airplane Plant

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

Care Summary for Airplane Plant

Airplane Plant

Airplane Plant

Greg recommends:


0.5 cups every 12 days


< 1ft 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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