Plant Care Blue Echeveria

Blue Echeveria

4.1 out of 5 (8 experiences)

Blue Echeveria has a Survivor plant personality Survivor
Blue Echeveria has a Fast grower plant personality Fast grower

Also known as

Old Hens and Chicks and Glaucous Echeveria

Taxonomy

Echeveria secunda
Echeveria
Crassulaceae
Saxifragales

What other plant parents say

Blue Echeveria has a Survivor plant personality Survivor 4
Blue Echeveria has a Fast grower plant personality Fast grower 3
Blue Echeveria has a Browns easily plant personality Browns easily 2
Blue Echeveria has a Easy to propagate plant personality Easy to propagate 2
Blue Echeveria has a Pet friendly plant personality Pet friendly 2
Blue Echeveria has a Pest magnet plant personality Pest magnet 1
Blue Echeveria has a Blooms easily plant personality Blooms easily 1
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@Eden
Lake Barrington, IL
Rating of the plant Blue Echeveria named Succulent by Eden on Greg, the plant care app
03/26/2021

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…

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@Laurenashley
Apopka, FL
Rating of the plant Blue Echeveria named Echeveria by Laurenashley on Greg, the plant care app
05/01/2021

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.

Jwimm avatar on Greg, the plant care app Rating of the plant Blue Echeveria named Limp Bizkit by Jwimm on Greg, the plant care app
05/05/2021

Has a real mold gnat issue and leaves keep falling off, very fragile for a succulent

How to care for Blue Echeveria

Water

How often to water your Blue Echeveria

Water needs for Blue Echeveria
0.5 cups
every 12

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.

Calculate water needs of Blue Echeveria

Water 0.5 cups every
12

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.

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Finding light for Blue Echeveria in your home

Light needs and placement for plant Blue Echeveria: 1ft from a window
1ft or less from
a window

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 🚫.

Select your city to see how the current weather in your area affects the placement of Blue Echeveria in your home 🏡.

Nutrients

How to fertilize Blue Echeveria

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

Care Summary for Blue Echeveria

Blue Echeveria

Blue Echeveria


Greg recommends:

Water

0.5 cups every 12 days

Placement

< 1ft from a window

Nutrients

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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