Plant Care Fairy Elephant's Feet

Fairy Elephant's Feet

About Fairy Elephant's Feet

This succulent is native to Gauteng Province, South Africa. The thick leaves have flat, translucent "windows" at the tips.

Taxonomy

Frithia pulchra
Frithia
Aizoaceae
Caryophyllales

How to care for Fairy Elephant's Feet

Water

How often to water your Fairy Elephant's Feet

Water needs for Fairy Elephant's Feet
0.5 cups
every 12

Fairy Elephant's Feet 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 Fairy Elephant's Feet

Water 0.5 cups every
12

Does your plant get direct sunlight?

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5"
Light

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Finding light for Fairy Elephant's Feet in your home

Light needs and placement for plant Fairy Elephant's Feet: 1ft from a window
1ft or less from
a window

Fairy Elephant's Feet love being close to bright, sunny windows 😎.

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

Fairy Elephant's Feet does not tolerate low-light 🚫.

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Nutrients

How to fertilize Fairy Elephant's Feet

Nutrient, fertilizer, and repotting needs for Fairy Elephant's Feet: 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 Fairy Elephant's Feet after it doubles in size or once a year—whichever comes first.

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Care Summary for Fairy Elephant's Feet

Fairy Elephant's Feet

Fairy Elephant's Feet


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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