Plant Care Echeveria 'Purple Pearl'

Echeveria 'Purple Pearl'

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Echeveria 'Purple Pearl' has a Easy to propagate plant personality Easy to propagate

About Echeveria 'Purple Pearl'

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 'Purple Pearl'
Echeveria
Crassulaceae
Saxifragales

How to care for Echeveria 'Purple Pearl'

💦 Water

How often to water your Echeveria 'Purple Pearl'

Water needs for Echeveria 'Purple Pearl'
0.5 cups
every 12

Echeveria 'Purple Pearl' 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 'Purple Pearl'

Water 0.5 cups every
12

Does your plant get direct sunlight?

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5"
☀️ Light

Finding light for Echeveria 'Purple Pearl' in your home

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

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

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

Echeveria 'Purple Pearl' does not tolerate low-light 🚫.

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

🪴 Nutrients

How to fertilize Echeveria 'Purple Pearl'

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

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💡 FAQs
💦 Water Needs

Echeveria 'Purple Pearl' 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 'Purple Pearl' Water Frequency →

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☀️ Sunlight Needs

Echeveria 'Purple Pearl' 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 🏡.

Echeveria 'Purple Pearl' Light Requirements →

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🐶 🐈 👶 Toxicity

Greg does not have confirmed data on this plant’s toxicity. If you, a family member, or a pet consumes plant material of unknown toxicity, it’s always best to consult a medical professional.

If you or someone else ingested this plant, call Poison Control at US (800) 222-1222. If a pet consumed this plant, contact your veterinarian or the ASPCA at US (888) 426-4435.


💨 Humidity

Echeveria 'Purple Pearl' 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 'Purple Pearl' Humidity Needs →


🪴 Soil

Echeveria 'Purple Pearl' 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!

Best Soil Mix for Echeveria 'Purple Pearl' →

When and How to Successfully Repot Echeveria 'Purple Pearl' →


💩 Fertilizer

Echeveria 'Purple Pearl' 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!


❄️ Dormancy

It’s common for Echeveria 'Purple Pearl' 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 'Purple Pearl' is native to Central and northern South America.


🧐 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.


Care Summary for Echeveria 'Purple Pearl'

Echeveria 'Purple Pearl'

Echeveria 'Purple Pearl'


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.

What other plant parents say

Echeveria 'Purple Pearl' has a Easy to propagate plant personality Easy to propagate 2
Echeveria 'Purple Pearl' has a Survivor plant personality Survivor 2
@Gracemelissa98 avatar
@@Gracemelissa98
leaf-1 21 Plants
xp 1,257 XP
06/02/2021

Just don’t overwater and a good amount of sunlight and you have a happy succulent !!

Easy to propagate Easy to propagate
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@Gracemelissa98 avatar
@@Gracemelissa98
leaf-1 21 Plants
xp 1,257 XP
06/02/2021

Such a beautiful versatile succulent just needs a light dusting and watering every once every week or two and you’ve got a happy plant! Good drainage is important!

Survivor Survivor
Easy to propagate Easy to propagate

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