Plant Care Mexican Hens & Chicks

Mexican Hens & Chicks

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Taxonomy

Echerevia 'Fobila'
Echerevia

How to care for Mexican Hens & Chicks

Water

How often to water your Mexican Hens & Chicks

Water needs for Mexican Hens & Chicks
0.5 cups
every 12

Mexican Hens & Chicks 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
12

Does your plant get direct sunlight?

Select the pot size

5"
Light

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Finding light for Mexican Hens & Chicks in your home

Light needs and placement for plant Mexican Hens & Chicks: 3ft from a window
3ft or less from
a window

Mexican Hens & Chicks 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.

Select your region to see how the current weather in your area affects the placement of Mexican Hens & Chicks in your home 🏡.

Nutrients

How to fertilize Mexican Hens & Chicks

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

Care Summary for Mexican Hens & Chicks

Mexican Hens & Chicks


Greg recommends:

Water

0.5 cups every 12 days

Placement

< 3ft 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.

What other plant parents say

Mexican Hens & Chicks has a Browns easily plant personality Browns easily 1
Mexican Hens & Chicks has a Pet friendly plant personality Pet friendly 1
Mexican Hens & Chicks has a Survivor plant personality Survivor 1
Littleplanter avatar
@Littleplanter
leaf-1 5 Plants
xp 195 XP
globe Dobbinton, Ontario
12/28/2021

This plants leaves browns quickly especially near the bottom.

Browns easily Browns easily
Pet friendly Pet friendly
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