Plant Care Hens and Chicks

Hens and Chicks

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Taxonomy

Echeveria Chinensis
Echeveria
Crassulaceae
Saxifragales

How to care for Hens and Chicks

Water

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 Nashville, Tennessee.

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
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 Hens and Chicks in Nashville, Tennessee

Nashville, Tennessee

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Growing Hens and Chicks in Nashville right now

Light needs for plant Hens and Chicks in Nashville, Tennessee

Plant growth potential is currently low 📉

December 5th, 2021

Sunlight intensity as measured by “net radiation” in Nashville is currently low 📉.

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

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Light needs for plant Hens and Chicks in Nashville, Tennessee

Sunlight intensity will decrease by 23.5% ☀️

December 4th, 2021

Nashville is trending towards lower sunlight intensity!

The amount of sunlight in Nashville is expected to decrease by 23.5% over the next 2 weeks to an average of 8.0 megajoules of energy per m2

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Light needs for plant Hens and Chicks in Nashville, Tennessee

Daylight will decrease by 0.8 hours 📉

December 5th, 2021

This month, Nashville is getting an average of 8.3 hours of clear sky sunlight per day.

Hours of daylight will decrease by 8% over the next two weeks. Your plants will get 9.5 total hours of dayli…

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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 ensure it receives enough light to survive during this time of reduced sunlight intensity in Nashville, Tennessee ⛅.

Hens and Chicks does not tolerate low-light 🚫.

Nutrients

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.

When to repot Hens and Chicks

Nutrient needs for plant Hens and Chicks in Nashville, Tennessee

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

December 5th, 2021

The growing potential in Nashville 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 rep…

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Care Summary for Hens and Chicks

Hens and Chicks

Hens and Chicks


Greg recommends:

Water

0.5 cups every 12 days

Placement

< 1ft from a window

Nutrients

Repot after 2x growth

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

What other plant parents say

Hens and Chicks has a Browns easily plant personality Browns easily 1
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10/15/2021

Cute but must manage dead leaves.

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