Plant Care Swamp Stonecrop

Swamp Stonecrop

Also known as

New Zealand Pigmyweed


Crassula helmsii

How to care for Swamp Stonecrop


How often to water your Swamp Stonecrop

Water needs for Swamp Stonecrop
0.5 cups
every 12

Swamp Stonecrop 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 Swamp Stonecrop

Water 0.5 cups every

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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 Swamp Stonecrop in your home

Light needs and placement for plant Swamp Stonecrop: 1ft from a window
1ft or less from
a window

Swamp Stonecrop love being close to bright, sunny windows 😎.

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

Swamp Stonecrop does not tolerate low-light 🚫.

Select your region to see how the current weather in your area affects the placement of Swamp Stonecrop in your home 🏡.


How to fertilize Swamp Stonecrop

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

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Care Summary for Swamp Stonecrop

Swamp Stonecrop

Swamp Stonecrop

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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