Plant Care Echeveria minima

Echeveria minima

4.3 out of 5 (3 experiences)

Echeveria minima has a Easy to propagate plant personality Easy to propagate
Echeveria minima has a Pest magnet plant personality Pest magnet

About Echeveria minima

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 minima

Also known as

echeveria, Miniature Echeveria and Miniature Minima

How to care for Echeveria minima


How often to water your Echeveria minima

Water needs for Echeveria minima
0.5 cups
every 12

Echeveria minima 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 minima

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 minima in your home

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

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

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

Echeveria minima does not tolerate low-light 🚫.

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How to fertilize Echeveria minima

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

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Care Summary for Echeveria minima

Echeveria minima

Echeveria minima

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.

What other plant parents say

Echeveria minima has a Easy to propagate plant personality Easy to propagate 2
Echeveria minima has a Pest magnet plant personality Pest magnet 1
Echeveria minima has a Survivor plant personality Survivor 1
Echeveria minima has a Blooms easily plant personality Blooms easily 1
Echeveria minima has a Fast grower plant personality Fast grower 1
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Likes to grow mould and has a hard time with indirect bright light.

Pest magnet Pest magnet
Easy to propagate Easy to propagate
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