Plant Care Black Prince

Black Prince

4.9 out of 5 (7 experiences)

Black Prince has a Survivor plant personality Survivor
Black Prince has a Fast grower plant personality Fast grower

About Black Prince

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 'Black Prince'

Also known as

Black Hens and Chicks

How to care for Black Prince


How often to water your Black Prince

Water needs for Black Prince
0.5 cups
every 12

Black Prince 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 Black Prince

Water 0.5 cups every

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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.

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Finding light for Black Prince in your home

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

Black Prince love being close to bright, sunny windows 😎.

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

Black Prince does not tolerate low-light 🚫.

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


How to fertilize Black Prince

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

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Care Summary for Black Prince

Black Prince

Black Prince

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.

What other plant parents say

Black Prince has a Survivor plant personality Survivor 3
Black Prince has a Fast grower plant personality Fast grower 2
Black Prince has a Large, lush leaves plant personality Large, lush leaves 1
Black Prince has a Easy to propagate plant personality Easy to propagate 1
Camryn avatar
leaf-1 32 Plants
xp 369 XP
globe Little Rock, AR

Fancy, wonderful, succulent.

Survivor Survivor
Succulentjade avatar
leaf-1 52 Plants
xp 927 XP

It’s a beautiful Echeveria that I got from a grower

Greengracie16 avatar
leaf-1 1 Plants
xp 58 XP
globe Roseburg, OR

Grows great in sunlight!

Fast grower Fast grower

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