Plant Care Echeveria colorata
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Echeveria colorata

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Echeveria colorata has a Survivor plant personality Survivor
Echeveria colorata has a Fast grower plant personality Fast grower

Also known as

Echeveria lindsayana and Mexican Giant

Taxonomy

Echeveria colorata
Echeveria
Crassulaceae
Saxifragales

How to care for Echeveria colorata

Water

How often to water your Echeveria colorata

Water needs for Echeveria colorata
0.5 cups
every 12

Echeveria colorata 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 colorata

Water 0.5 cups every
12

Does your plant get direct sunlight?

Select the pot size

5"
Light

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Finding light for Echeveria colorata in your home

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

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

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

Echeveria colorata does not tolerate low-light 🚫.

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

Nutrients

How to fertilize Echeveria colorata

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

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Care Summary for Echeveria colorata

Echeveria colorata

Echeveria colorata


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.

What other plant parents say

Echeveria colorata has a Survivor plant personality Survivor 3
Echeveria colorata has a Fast grower plant personality Fast grower 2
Echeveria colorata has a Blooms easily plant personality Blooms easily 1
Keyshaj avatar
@Keyshaj
leaf-1 0 Plants
xp 1,547 XP
05/15/2021

My favorite nice color nice shape survivor doesn’t require a lot

Fast grower Fast grower
Survivor Survivor
Leyla avatar
@Leyla
leaf-1 4 Plants
xp 82 XP
globe Orlando, Florida
04/10/2021

My first plant and she’s doing amazing. I’ve had her for two years and she just gets bigger and more beautiful:)

Survivor Survivor
Fast grower Fast grower
Blooms easily Blooms easily

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