Plant Care Echeveria pelusida

Echeveria pelusida

4.3 out of 5 (4 experiences)

Echeveria pelusida has a Survivor plant personality Survivor
Echeveria pelusida has a Browns easily plant personality Browns easily

About Echeveria pelusida

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 'Pelusida'

Also known as

Pulido's Echeveria

How to care for Echeveria pelusida


How often to water your Echeveria pelusida

Water needs for Echeveria pelusida
0.5 cups
every 12

Echeveria pelusida 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 pelusida

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 pelusida in your home

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

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

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

Echeveria pelusida does not tolerate low-light 🚫.

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


How to fertilize Echeveria pelusida

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

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Care Summary for Echeveria pelusida

Echeveria pelusida

Echeveria pelusida

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 pelusida has a Survivor plant personality Survivor 4
Echeveria pelusida has a Browns easily plant personality Browns easily 1
Echeveria pelusida has a Fast grower plant personality Fast grower 1
Echeveria pelusida has a Blooms easily plant personality Blooms easily 1
Echeveria pelusida has a Easy to propagate plant personality Easy to propagate 1
Angelanixson avatar
leaf-1 25 Plants
xp 1,375 XP

It has been through a lot, mostly under-watering. Seems to perk up now that it’s in new soil and has more sunlight

Survivor Survivor
Weaksoulja avatar
leaf-1 7 Plants
xp 75 XP

This plant is a very low maintenance plant and easy to handle if you’re really busy. And it’s very accommodating to linger durations without water.

Blooms easily Blooms easily
Easy to propagate Easy to propagate
Survivor Survivor

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