Plant Care 'Blue Curls'

'Blue Curls'

About 'Blue Curls'

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!

Taxonomy

Echeveria 'Blue Curls'
Echeveria
Crassulaceae
Saxifragales

How to care for 'Blue Curls'

Water

How often to water your 'Blue Curls'

Water needs for 'Blue Curls'
0.5 cups
every 12

'Blue Curls' needs 0.5 cups of water every 12 when it doesn’t get direct sunlight and is potted in a 5" pot located in Houston, Texas.

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 'Blue Curls'

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.

Plant care guide for 'Blue Curls' in Houston, Texas

Houston, Texas

43% Low

Growing 'Blue Curls' in Houston right now

Light needs for plant 'Blue Curls' in Houston, Texas

Plant growth potential is currently medium 👌

February 6th, 2023

Sunlight energy as measured by “net radiation” in Houston is currently medium 👌.

The availability of high quality sunlight in your home impacts ability for plants to thrive and is key in determini…

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Light needs for plant 'Blue Curls' in Houston, Texas

Sunlight will increase by 27.7% ☀️

February 6th, 2023

Houston is trending towards greater sunlight intensity!

The amount of sunlight in Houston is expected to increase by 27.7% over the next 2 weeks to an average of 12.1 megajoules of energy per m2 p…

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Light needs for plant 'Blue Curls' in Houston, Texas

Daylight will increase by 0.8 hours 📈

February 6th, 2023

This month, Houston is getting an average of 6.9 hours of clear sky sunlight per day.

Hours of daylight will increase by 8.1% over the next two weeks. Your plants will get 11.1 total hours of dayl…

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Finding light for 'Blue Curls' in your home

Light needs and placement for plant 'Blue Curls': 1ft from a window
1ft or less from
a window

'Blue Curls' love being close to bright, sunny windows 😎.

Place it less than 1ft from a south-facing window to ensure it receives enough light to survive during this time of reduced sunlight intensity in Houston, Texas ⛅.

'Blue Curls' does not tolerate low-light 🚫.

Nutrients

How to fertilize 'Blue Curls'

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

When to repot 'Blue Curls'

Nutrient needs for plant 'Blue Curls' in Houston, Texas

Is this a good time of year to repot? No ⏳

February 6th, 2023

The growing potential in Houston is low 📉.

Repotting in late fall or winter when the day lengths are shorter can be very stressful for a plant and cause it to go into shock.

It's best to repot…

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Care Summary for 'Blue Curls'

'Blue Curls'

'Blue Curls'


Greg recommends:

Water

0.5 cups every 12 days

Placement

< 1ft from a window

Nutrients

Repot after 2x growth

Based on your location in Houston, Texas, the 4” pot your plant is in, and that it doesn’t get direct sunlight.

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