Plant Care Echerveria 'Gilva'

Echerveria 'Gilva'

About Echerveria 'Gilva'

There are hundreds of plants belonging to the Echeveria genus, each with its own unique colors and patterns.The wild species are native to Central America and were named after the botanical illustrator Atanasio Echeverría y Godoy. They're super easy to grow as long as they get lots of sunlight. ☀️ They can be easily propagated by stem or leaf, making it easy to catch 'em all!


Echeveria 'Gilva'

How to care for Echerveria 'Gilva'


How often to water your Echerveria 'Gilva'

Water needs for Echerveria 'Gilva'
0.5 cups
every 12

Echerveria 'Gilva' 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 Echerveria 'Gilva'

Water 0.5 cups every

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Finding light for Echerveria 'Gilva' in your home

Light needs and placement for plant Echerveria 'Gilva': 1ft from a window
1ft or less from
a window

Echerveria 'Gilva' love being close to bright, sunny windows 😎.

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

Echerveria 'Gilva' does not tolerate low-light 🚫.

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How to fertilize Echerveria 'Gilva'

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

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Care Summary for Echerveria 'Gilva'

Echerveria 'Gilva'

Echerveria 'Gilva'

Greg recommends:


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.

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