Plant Care Hens and Chicks

Hens and Chicks

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Echeveria Chinensis

How to care for Hens and Chicks


How often to water your Hens and Chicks

Water needs for Hens and Chicks
0.5 cups
every 12

Hens and Chicks needs 0.5 cups of water every 12 when it doesn’t get direct sunlight and is potted in a 5" pot located in Arcadia, California.

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 Hens and Chicks

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.

Plant care guide for Hens and Chicks in Arcadia, California

Arcadia, California

57% Medium

Finding light for Hens and Chicks in your home

Light needs and placement for plant Hens and Chicks: 1ft from a window
1ft or less from
a window

Hens and Chicks love being close to bright, sunny windows 😎.

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

Hens and Chicks does not tolerate low light 🚫.

Arcadia, California currently has medium levels of sunlight intensity, you can help this plant grow by treating it to ample light ☀️.


How to fertilize Hens and Chicks

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

Water Needs
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Care Summary for Hens and Chicks

Hens and Chicks

Hens and Chicks

Greg recommends:


0.5 cups every 12 days


< 1ft from a window


Repot after 2x growth

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

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