Plant Care Fingertips

Fingertips

Taxonomy

Dudleya edulis
Dudleya
Crassulaceae
Saxifragales

How to care for Fingertips

💦 Water

How often to water your Fingertips

Water needs for Fingertips
0.5 cups
every 12

Fingertips 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 Fingertips

Water 0.5 cups every
12

Does your plant get direct sunlight?

Select the pot size

5"
☀️ Light

Finding light for Fingertips in your home

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

Fingertips love being close to bright, sunny windows 😎.

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

Fingertips does not tolerate low-light 🚫.

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

🪴 Nutrients

How to fertilize Fingertips

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

💡 FAQs
💦 Water Needs

Fingertips thrives in dry soil and should be watered sparingly. Use our water calculator to personalize watering recommendations to your environment or download Greg for more advanced recommendations for all of your plants.

Fingertips Water Frequency →

Fingertips Root Rot →


☀️ Sunlight Needs

Fingertips requires abundant, bright and direct light. Place it less than one foot from a window to ensure it receives enough light to survive 💪. Select your region to see how the current weather in your area affects the placement in your home 🏡.

Fingertips Light Requirements →

Fingertips Direct Sunlight Needs & Tolerance →


🐶 🐈 👶 Toxicity

Greg does not have confirmed data on this plant’s toxicity. If you, a family member, or a pet consumes plant material of unknown toxicity, it’s always best to consult a medical professional.

If you or someone else ingested this plant, call Poison Control at US (800) 222-1222. If a pet consumed this plant, contact your veterinarian or the ASPCA at US (888) 426-4435.


🌸 Flowers

Fingertips produces flowers in the wild, but does not flower when kept as houseplants.


⬆️ ⬇️ Growth Pattern

Fingertips grows vertically and new growth will emerge from the top of the plant.

How and When to Prune Fingertips →


🌦️ Growing Outdoors

USDA Hardiness Zone
Fingertips can be grown outdoors in USDA Hardiness Zones 10-10b. Find your local hardiness zone here.

Fingertips Temperature Tolerance →


🧐 Troubleshooting

When troubleshooting a sad-looking houseplant, start by checking for signs of distress in its leaves, such as yellowing, browning, or drooping, which can indicate overwatering or nutrient deficiencies.

Inspect the soil moisture; too dry or too wet soil can cause problems.

Ensure the plant is getting the right amount of light, as too much or too little can stress it.

Finally, consider environmental factors like temperature and humidity, and adjust care routines accordingly to revive your plant.


Care Summary for Fingertips

Fingertips

Fingertips


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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