Plant Care Chenille Plant

Chenille Plant

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Chenille Plant has a Survivor plant personality Survivor
Chenille Plant has a Fast grower plant personality Fast grower

About Chenille Plant

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 pulvinata

Also known as

Plush Plant, White chenille plant, Echeveria 'Frosty', Red Velvet Echeveria and Crested Echeveria Pulvinata

How to care for Chenille Plant


How often to water your Chenille Plant

Water needs for Chenille Plant
0.5 cups
every 12

Chenille Plant 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 Chenille Plant

Water 0.5 cups every

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Check the growing potential in your area

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 Chenille Plant in your home

Light needs and placement for plant Chenille Plant: 1ft from a window
1ft or less from
a window

Chenille Plant love being close to bright, sunny windows 😎.

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

Chenille Plant does not tolerate low-light 🚫.

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


How to fertilize Chenille Plant

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

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Care Summary for Chenille Plant

Chenille Plant

Chenille Plant

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

Chenille Plant has a Survivor plant personality Survivor 6
Chenille Plant has a Fast grower plant personality Fast grower 2
Chenille Plant has a Blooms easily plant personality Blooms easily 2
Chenille Plant has a Browns easily plant personality Browns easily 2
Chenille Plant has a Large, lush leaves plant personality Large, lush leaves 1
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leaf-1 66 Plants
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Very tolerant to summer heat!

Survivor Survivor
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leaf-1 5 Plants
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Even if you forget to water it(about 5 days), it will still grow and stay up and won’t brown fast!

Fast grower Fast grower
Survivor Survivor
Large, lush leaves Large, lush leaves

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