Plant Care Echeveria 'Monroe'

Echeveria 'Monroe'

About Echeveria 'Monroe'

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 'Monroe'
Echeveria
Crassulaceae
Saxifragales

How to care for Echeveria 'Monroe'

Water

How often to water your Echeveria 'Monroe'

Water needs for Echeveria 'Monroe'
0.5 cups
every 12

Echeveria 'Monroe' needs 0.5 cups of water every 12 when it doesn’t get direct sunlight and is potted in a 5" pot located in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.

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 'Monroe'

Water 0.5 cups every
12

Does your plant get direct sunlight?

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5"
Light

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A plant's growing potential is determined from its location, the time of year, and current local weather.

Plant care guide for Echeveria 'Monroe' in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

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Growing Echeveria 'Monroe' in Pittsburgh right now

Light needs for plant Echeveria 'Monroe' in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

Plant growth potential is currently very low 📉

December 5th, 2022

Sunlight intensity as measured by “net radiation” in Pittsburgh is currently very low 📉.

The availability of high quality sunlight in your home impacts ability for plants to thrive and is key in d…

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Light needs for plant Echeveria 'Monroe' in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

Sunlight will decrease by 29.6% ☀️

December 1st, 2022

Pittsburgh is trending towards lower sunlight intensity!

The amount of sunlight in Pittsburgh is expected to decrease by 29.6% over the next 2 weeks to an average of 6.6 megajoules of energy per m…

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Light needs for plant Echeveria 'Monroe' in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

Daylight will decrease by 1.0 hours 📉

December 4th, 2022

This month, Pittsburgh is getting an average of 8.0 hours of clear sky sunlight per day.

Hours of daylight will decrease by 10% over the next two weeks. Your plants will get 9.1 total hours of day…

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Finding light for Echeveria 'Monroe' in your home

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

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

Place it less than 1ft from a south-facing window to ensure it receives enough light to survive during this time of reduced sunlight intensity in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania ⛅.

Echeveria 'Monroe' does not tolerate low-light 🚫.

Nutrients

How to fertilize Echeveria 'Monroe'

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

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Care Summary for Echeveria 'Monroe'

Echeveria 'Monroe'

Echeveria 'Monroe'


Greg recommends:

Water

0.5 cups every 12 days

Placement

< 1ft from a window

Nutrients

Repot after 2x growth

Based on your location in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, the 4” pot your plant is in, and that it doesn’t get direct sunlight.

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