Plant Care Echeveria Mexicana

Echeveria Mexicana

About Echeveria Mexicana

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!

Taxonomy

Echeveria 'Mexicana'
Echeveria
Crassulaceae
Saxifragales

How to care for Echeveria Mexicana

Water

How often to water your Echeveria Mexicana

Water needs for Echeveria Mexicana
0.5 cups
every 12

Echeveria Mexicana 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 Mexicana

Water 0.5 cups every
12

Does your plant get direct sunlight?

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5"
Light

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Finding light for Echeveria Mexicana in your home

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

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

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

Echeveria Mexicana does not tolerate low-light 🚫.

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

Nutrients

How to fertilize Echeveria Mexicana

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

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Care Summary for Echeveria Mexicana

Echeveria Mexicana

Echeveria Mexicana


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.

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