Plant Care Red Echeveria

Red Echeveria

About Red Echeveria

Red Echeveria is a super rare houseplant 🌿 that needs very little water to thrive. They do best in long-lasting, direct light ☀️ and should be less than 1 foot from a window.

Red Echeveria likes soil that is extremely well-draining. Your plant shouldn't need added fertilizers if you repot each time it doubles in size.

Taxonomy

Echeveria 'Pulv-Oliver'
Echeveria
Crassulaceae
Saxifragales

How to care for Red Echeveria

Water

How often to water your Red Echeveria

Water needs for Red Echeveria
0.5 cups
every 12

Red Echeveria 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 Red Echeveria

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.

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Finding light for Red Echeveria in your home

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

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

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

Red Echeveria does not tolerate low-light 🚫.

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

Nutrients

How to fertilize Red Echeveria

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

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Care Summary for Red Echeveria

Red Echeveria

Red Echeveria


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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