Plant Care Echeveria 'Perle von Nurnberg'

Echeveria 'Perle von Nurnberg'

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About Echeveria 'Perle von Nurnberg'

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 'Perle von Nurnberg'

Also known as

Echeveria 'Perle von Nürnberg'

How to care for Echeveria 'Perle von Nurnberg'

💦 Water

How often to water your Echeveria 'Perle von Nurnberg'

Water needs for Echeveria 'Perle von Nurnberg'
0.5 cups
every 12

Echeveria 'Perle von Nurnberg' 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 'Perle von Nurnberg'

Water 0.5 cups every

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☀️ Light

Finding light for Echeveria 'Perle von Nurnberg' in your home

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

Echeveria 'Perle von Nurnberg' love being close to bright, sunny windows 😎.

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

Echeveria 'Perle von Nurnberg' does not tolerate low-light 🚫.

Select your region to see how the current weather in your area affects the placement of Echeveria 'Perle von Nurnberg' in your home 🏡.

🪴 Nutrients

How to fertilize Echeveria 'Perle von Nurnberg'

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

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💡 FAQs
⭐ Difficulty Level

Echeveria 'Perle von Nurnberg' is generally considered an easy-to-care-for plant and makes a great choice for beginners!

Benefits of Growing Echeveria 'Perle von Nurnberg' →

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💦 Water Needs

Echeveria 'Perle von Nurnberg' thrives in dry soil and should be watered sparingly. Use our water calculator to personalize watering recommendations to your environment or download Greg for more advanced recommendations for all of your plants.

Echeveria 'Perle von Nurnberg' Water Frequency →

☀️ Sunlight Needs

Echeveria 'Perle von Nurnberg' requires abundant, bright and direct light. Place it less than one foot from a window to ensure it receives enough light to survive 💪. Select your region to see how the current weather in your area affects the placement in your home 🏡.

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🐶 🐈 👶 Toxicity

Echeveria 'Perle von Nurnberg' is not known to cause harm to humans or pets. Regardless, if you, a family member, a cat, or dog has ingested any plant material, please consult a doctor or a veterinarian.

💨 Humidity

Echeveria 'Perle von Nurnberg' enjoys lots of humidity. Provide humidity for your plant by watering regularly and thoroughly, since plants absorb most water through their root system rather than their leaves. They may also benefit from being placed next to a humidifier.

Echeveria 'Perle von Nurnberg' Humidity Needs →

🪴 Soil

Echeveria 'Perle von Nurnberg' is very sensitive to wet soil, so choose a potting soil that drains very well and doesn’t retain too much moisture. A good soil will have lots of perlite or vermiculite for drainage and some organic matter for nutrition. A few handfuls of perlite added to regular store-bought cactus soil will do the trick!

When and How to Successfully Repot Echeveria 'Perle von Nurnberg' →

💩 Fertilizer

Echeveria 'Perle von Nurnberg' grows very slowly and doesn’t require added fertilizer. Replacing your plant’s potting soil once a year should provide them with more than enough nutrition. Remember, plants get their energy from sunlight, not fertilizer!

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❄️ Dormancy

It’s common for Echeveria 'Perle von Nurnberg' to go dormant in the wintertime and you may notice their growth slow down. Waterings should be spaced out more during this time.

🌎 Native Region

Echeveria 'Perle von Nurnberg' is native to Central and northern South America.

🌸 Flowers

Yes, you may see your Echeveria 'Perle von Nurnberg' bloom with the right amount of sunlight and water.

Echeveria 'Perle von Nurnberg' Flowers →

⬆️ ⬇️ Growth Pattern

Echeveria 'Perle von Nurnberg' grows in a rosette pattern, with leaves neatly arranged in a circle. New growth will emerge from the center.

🌦️ Growing Outdoors

USDA Hardiness Zone
Echeveria 'Perle von Nurnberg' can be grown outdoors in USDA Hardiness Zones 9b-12b. Find your local hardiness zone here.

Echeveria 'Perle von Nurnberg' Temperature Tolerance →

🌱 Propagation

Echeveria 'Perle von Nurnberg' can be propagated by the stem method. To propagate:

  • Make a cut just above the node. The node is the break in the stem where the leaf emerges.
  • To get the cutting to root, you can either:
    • Place the cutting in water until roots emerge and are ~2” long and then transplant into well-draining soil, or
    • Place the cutting directly into well-draining soil and water when dry.

How to Propagate Echeveria 'Perle von Nurnberg' →

🧐 Troubleshooting

When troubleshooting a sad-looking houseplant, start by checking for signs of distress in its leaves, such as yellowing, browning, or drooping, which can indicate overwatering or nutrient deficiencies.

Inspect the soil moisture; too dry or too wet soil can cause problems.

Ensure the plant is getting the right amount of light, as too much or too little can stress it.

Finally, consider environmental factors like temperature and humidity, and adjust care routines accordingly to revive your plant.

😖 Common Issues

Overwatering is a likely cause of issues with Echeveria 'Perle von Nurnberg'. These plants are very sensitive to wet soil so if you notice your plant becoming squishy or translucent, overwatering is the likely culprit.

Cut your plant just past where the rot ends and allow it to callus over for a few days before replanting it in fresh, dry soil. Download Greg to make sure your plant never gets overwatered again!

Care Summary for Echeveria 'Perle von Nurnberg'

Echeveria 'Perle von Nurnberg'

Echeveria 'Perle von Nurnberg'

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 'Perle von Nurnberg' has a Survivor plant personality Survivor 8
Echeveria 'Perle von Nurnberg' has a Fast grower plant personality Fast grower 5
Echeveria 'Perle von Nurnberg' has a Easy to propagate plant personality Easy to propagate 3
Echeveria 'Perle von Nurnberg' has a Browns easily plant personality Browns easily 3
Echeveria 'Perle von Nurnberg' has a Large, lush leaves plant personality Large, lush leaves 2
Echeveria 'Perle von Nurnberg' has a Blooms easily plant personality Blooms easily 1
Echeveria 'Perle von Nurnberg' has a Pest magnet plant personality Pest magnet 1
@Hypsie avatar
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globe Kings Park, NY

Beautiful color!

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globe Harpenden, England

Looks pretty but if it doesn’t have enough light it grows too tall & the baby leaves fall off and you end up with a top heavy succulent that’s falling over

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globe Albany, NY

These are not a good plant for someone who is inexperienced with plants. They can very easily be overwatered and leaves with die very quickly. These require a lot of care!

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Beautiful, pet safe and drought resistant succulent plant with Purpley. Highly effective air improver.

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