Plant Care De Smelt Echeveria

De Smelt Echeveria


Echeveria desmetiana 'De Smelt'

How to care for De Smelt Echeveria


How often to water your De Smelt Echeveria

Water needs for De Smelt Echeveria
0.5 cups
every 12

De Smelt 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 De Smelt Echeveria

Water 0.5 cups every

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Finding light for De Smelt Echeveria in your home

Light needs and placement for plant De Smelt Echeveria: 3ft from a window
3ft or less from
a window

De Smelt Echeveria may have difficulty thriving, and will drop leaves 🍃, without ample sunlight.

Place it less than 3 feet from a south-facing window to maximize the potential for growth.

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How to fertilize De Smelt Echeveria

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

Care Summary for De Smelt Echeveria

De Smelt Echeveria

De Smelt Echeveria

Greg recommends:


0.5 cups every 12 days


< 3ft 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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