3.5 out of 5 (2 experiences)
About Chalk Dudleya
Chalk Dudleya is a relatively rare houseplant 🌿 that needs very little water to thrive. They do best in long-lasting, direct light ☀️ and should be less than 1 foot from a window.
Plant parents describe this plant as easy to propagate and being a survivor with only 53 being grown with Greg around the world. Check out the reviews below for more details!🌟
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How to care for Chalk Dudleya
How often to water your Chalk Dudleya
Chalk Dudleya 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.
Water 0.5 cups every
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Finding light for Chalk Dudleya in your home
Chalk Dudleya love being close to bright, sunny windows 😎.
Place it less than 1ft from a south-facing window to maximize the potential for growth.
Chalk Dudleya does not tolerate low-light 🚫.
Select your region to see how the current weather in your area affects the placement of Chalk Dudleya in your home 🏡.
How to fertilize Chalk Dudleya
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 Chalk Dudleya after it doubles in size or once a year—whichever comes first.
Chalk Dudleya 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.
Chalk Dudleya 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 🏡.
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.
Chalk Dudleya grows vertically and new growth will emerge from the top of the plant.
USDA Hardiness Zone
Chalk Dudleya can be grown outdoors in USDA Hardiness Zones 7a-10b. Find your local hardiness zone here.
Care Summary for Chalk Dudleya
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.