Plant Care Bluff Lettuce

Bluff Lettuce

4.5 out of 5 (2 experiences)

Bluff Lettuce has a Survivor plant personality Survivor

Also known as

Powdery liveforever and Powdery dudleya


Dudleya farinosa

How to care for Bluff Lettuce


How often to water your Bluff Lettuce

Water needs for Bluff Lettuce
0.5 cups
every 12

Bluff Lettuce needs 0.5 cups of water every 12 when it doesn’t get direct sunlight and is potted in a 5" pot located in Chicago, Illinois.

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 Bluff Lettuce

Water 0.5 cups every

Does your plant get direct sunlight?

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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.

Plant care guide for Bluff Lettuce in Chicago, Illinois

Chicago, Illinois

25% Very Low

Growing Bluff Lettuce in Chicago right now

Light needs for plant Bluff Lettuce in Chicago, Illinois

Plant growth potential is currently very low 📉

January 29th, 2023

Sunlight intensity as measured by “net radiation” in Chicago is currently very low 📉.

The availability of high quality sunlight in your home impacts ability for plants to thrive and is key in dete…

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Light needs for plant Bluff Lettuce in Chicago, Illinois

Sunlight will increase by 40.3% ☀️

January 29th, 2023

Chicago is trending towards greater sunlight intensity!

The amount of sunlight in Chicago is expected to increase by 40.3% over the next 2 weeks to an average of 7.8 megajoules of energy per m2 pe…

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Light needs for plant Bluff Lettuce in Chicago, Illinois

Daylight will increase by 1.1 hours 📈

January 29th, 2023

This month, Chicago is getting an average of 5.4 hours of clear sky sunlight per day.

Hours of daylight will increase by 12% over the next two weeks. Your plants will get 10.3 total hours of dayli…

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Finding light for Bluff Lettuce in your home

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

Bluff Lettuce love being close to bright, sunny windows 😎.

Place it less than 1ft from a south-facing window to ensure it receives enough light to survive during this time of reduced sunlight intensity in Chicago, Illinois ⛅.

Bluff Lettuce does not tolerate low-light 🚫.


How to fertilize Bluff Lettuce

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

Water Needs
Sunlight Needs
Growth Pattern

Care Summary for Bluff Lettuce

Bluff Lettuce

Bluff Lettuce

Greg recommends:


0.5 cups every 12 days


< 1ft from a window


Repot after 2x growth

Based on your location in Chicago, Illinois, the 4” pot your plant is in, and that it doesn’t get direct sunlight.

What other plant parents say

Bluff Lettuce has a Survivor plant personality Survivor 1
Kaitlynn avatar
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globe Colorado Springs, CO

Such a beautiful plant and she’s so well behaved lol

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