Plant Care Barberton Senecio

Barberton Senecio

4.7 out of 5 (20 experiences)

Barberton Senecio has a Survivor plant personality Survivor
Barberton Senecio has a Fast grower plant personality Fast grower

Also known as

Succulent Bush Senecio and Senecio barbertonicus

Taxonomy

Kleinia barbertonica
Kleinia
Asteraceae
Asterales

How to care for Barberton Senecio

Water

How often to water your Barberton Senecio

Water needs for Barberton Senecio
0.5 cups
every 9

Barberton Senecio needs 0.5 cups of water every 9 when it doesn’t get direct sunlight and is potted in a 5" pot located in Boston, Massachusetts.

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 Barberton Senecio

Water 0.5 cups every
9

Does your plant get direct sunlight?

Select the pot size

5"
Light

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 Barberton Senecio in Boston, Massachusetts

Boston, Massachusetts

29% Very Low

Growing Barberton Senecio in Boston right now

Light needs for plant Barberton Senecio in Boston, Massachusetts

Plant growth potential is currently low 📉

February 4th, 2023

Sunlight intensity as measured by “net radiation” in Boston is currently low 📉.

The availability of high quality sunlight in your home impacts ability for plants to thrive and is key in determinin…

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Light needs for plant Barberton Senecio in Boston, Massachusetts

Sunlight will increase by 44.8% ☀️

February 1st, 2023

Boston is trending towards greater sunlight intensity!

The amount of sunlight in Boston is expected to increase by 44.8% over the next 2 weeks to an average of 8.8 megajoules of energy per m2 per …

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Light needs for plant Barberton Senecio in Boston, Massachusetts

Daylight will increase by 1.3 hours 📈

February 5th, 2023

This month, Boston is getting an average of 6.6 hours of clear sky sunlight per day.

Hours of daylight will increase by 14.6% over the next two weeks. Your plants will get 10.5 total hours of dayl…

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Finding light for Barberton Senecio in your home

Light needs and placement for plant Barberton Senecio: 1ft from a window
1ft or less from
a window

Barberton Senecio love being close to bright, sunny windows 😎.

Place it less than 1ft from a south-facing window to ensure it receives enough light to survive during this time of reduced sunlight intensity in Boston, Massachusetts ⛅.

Barberton Senecio does not tolerate low-light 🚫.

Nutrients

How to fertilize Barberton Senecio

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

FAQs
Water Needs
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Care Summary for Barberton Senecio

Barberton Senecio

Barberton Senecio


Greg recommends:

Water

0.5 cups every 9 days

Placement

< 1ft from a window

Nutrients

Repot after 2x growth

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

What other plant parents say

Barberton Senecio has a Survivor plant personality Survivor 9
Barberton Senecio has a Fast grower plant personality Fast grower 8
Barberton Senecio has a Easy to propagate plant personality Easy to propagate 5
Barberton Senecio has a Blooms easily plant personality Blooms easily 2
Barberton Senecio has a Large, lush leaves plant personality Large, lush leaves 1
Barberton Senecio has a Pest magnet plant personality Pest magnet 1
Kora avatar
@Kora
leaf-1 1 Plants
xp 41 XP
globe Menomonie, WI
09/07/2021

Your succulent will definitely not need to be watered everyday. Succulents are such pretty plants!! I recommend a succulent if you are new to taking care of plants. This app will help you make sure you water your plant. Have fun with your plants!!! 😊

Survivor Survivor
Rytmanning avatar
@Rytmanning
leaf-1 3 Plants
xp 88 XP
08/08/2021

I am propagating now!

Easy to propagate Easy to propagate
Ashinbyalex avatar
@Ashinbyalex
leaf-1 66 Plants
xp 4,630 XP
globe Vallejo, CA
06/20/2021

I got this lil guy from the .99 store and he was flopped over and i thought thats just how he was gnna look, little did i know after a new pot and some water he props right back up! Handsome fello

Survivor Survivor
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@Spencer marr
leaf-1 7 Plants
xp 114 XP
globe Pictou, Nova Scotia
05/24/2021

Easy to take care of

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