4.1 out of 5 (8 experiences)
Also known as
Old Hens and Chicks and Glaucous Echeveria
What other plant parents say
These plants are super easy to take care of, and are almost impossible to kill! They can survive bright light or low light, and they only need to be watered every 2 months. 10/10 recommend for a begi…
So hard to figure out a good watering schedule at first, i lost a lot of leaves to overwatering, but once you do it’s fairly an easy plant.
Has a real mold gnat issue and leaves keep falling off, very fragile for a succulent
How to care for Blue Echeveria
Blue Echeveria 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.
Blue Echeveria love being close to bright, sunny windows 😎.
Place it less than 1ft from a south-facing window to maximize the potential for growth.
Blue Echeveria does not tolerate low-light 🚫.
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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 Blue Echeveria after it doubles in size or once a year—whichever comes first.