Plant Care Echeveria compressicaulis

Echeveria compressicaulis

About Echeveria compressicaulis

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 compressicaulis

How to care for Echeveria compressicaulis


How often to water your Echeveria compressicaulis

Water needs for Echeveria compressicaulis
0.5 cups
every 12

Echeveria compressicaulis 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 compressicaulis

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 compressicaulis in your home

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

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

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

Echeveria compressicaulis does not tolerate low-light 🚫.

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


How to fertilize Echeveria compressicaulis

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

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Care Summary for Echeveria compressicaulis

Echeveria compressicaulis

Echeveria compressicaulis

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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