Plant Care Watch Chain

Watch Chain

4.0 out of 5 (2 experiences)

Watch Chain has a Fast grower plant personality Fast grower
Watch Chain has a Survivor plant personality Survivor


Crassula lycopodioides

How to care for Watch Chain


How often to water your Watch Chain

Water needs for Watch Chain
0.5 cups
every 12

Watch Chain 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 Watch Chain

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 Watch Chain in your home

Light needs and placement for plant Watch Chain: 1ft from a window
1ft or less from
a window

Watch Chain love being close to bright, sunny windows 😎.

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

Watch Chain does not tolerate low-light 🚫.

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


How to fertilize Watch Chain

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

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Care Summary for Watch Chain

Watch Chain

Watch Chain

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.

What other plant parents say

Watch Chain has a Fast grower plant personality Fast grower 2
Watch Chain has a Survivor plant personality Survivor 1
Watch Chain has a Pest magnet plant personality Pest magnet 1
Czecht34gan avatar
leaf-1 5 Plants
xp 110 XP

getting the watch chain plant increased the amount of gnats, hence the gnat traps. Otherwise, doesn’t require too much water as it’s a succulent.

Pest magnet Pest magnet
Fast grower Fast grower

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