Plant Care Black Prince

Black Prince

4.8 out of 5 (6 experiences)

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

Also known as

Black Hens and Chicks

Taxonomy

Echeveria 'Black Prince'
Echeveria
Crassulaceae
Saxifragales

What other plant parents say

Black Prince has a Survivor plant personality Survivor 2
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
Black Prince has a Pet friendly plant personality Pet friendly 1
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@Succulentja…
Campbelltown, NSW
Rating of the plant Black Prince named mummas prince by Succulentjade on Greg, the plant care app
03/05/2021

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

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@Camryn
Little Rock, AR
Rating of the plant Black Prince named M’Lord by Camryn on Greg, the plant care app
05/05/2021

Fancy, wonderful, succulent.

How to care for Black Prince

Water

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
12

Does your plant get direct sunlight?

Select the pot size

5"
Light

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

Nutrients

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.

Care Summary for Black Prince

Black Prince

Black Prince


Greg recommends:

Water

0.5 cups every 12 days

Placement

< 1ft 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.

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