Plant Care Echeveria 'Dark Red'

Echeveria 'Dark Red'

About Echeveria 'Dark Red'

Echeveria 'Dark Red' is a super rare houseplant 🌿 that needs very little water to thrive. They do best in long-lasting, direct light ☀️ and should be less than 1 foot from a window.

Echeveria 'Dark Red' likes soil that is extremely well-draining. Your plant shouldn't need added fertilizers if you repot each time it doubles in size.


Echeveria 'Dark Red'

How to care for Echeveria 'Dark Red'


How often to water your Echeveria 'Dark Red'

Water needs for Echeveria 'Dark Red'
0.5 cups
every 12

Echeveria 'Dark Red' 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 'Dark Red'

Water 0.5 cups every

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Finding light for Echeveria 'Dark Red' in your home

Light needs and placement for plant Echeveria 'Dark Red': 1ft from a window
1ft or less from
a window

Echeveria 'Dark Red' love being close to bright, sunny windows 😎.

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

Echeveria 'Dark Red' does not tolerate low-light 🚫.

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How to fertilize Echeveria 'Dark Red'

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

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Care Summary for Echeveria 'Dark Red'

Echeveria 'Dark Red'

Echeveria 'Dark Red'

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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