Plant Care Echeveria calderoniae

Echeveria calderoniae

About Echeveria calderoniae

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 calderoniae

How to care for Echeveria calderoniae


How often to water your Echeveria calderoniae

Water needs for Echeveria calderoniae
0.5 cups
every 12

Echeveria calderoniae 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 Echeveria calderoniae

Water 0.5 cups every

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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 Echeveria calderoniae in your home

Light needs and placement for plant Echeveria calderoniae: 1ft from a window
1ft or less from
a window

Echeveria calderoniae love being close to bright, sunny windows 😎.

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

Echeveria calderoniae does not tolerate low-light 🚫.

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


How to fertilize Echeveria calderoniae

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

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Care Summary for Echeveria calderoniae

Echeveria calderoniae

Echeveria calderoniae

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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