Plant Care Bredasdorp Gasteria

Bredasdorp Gasteria

4.6 out of 5 (22 experiences)

Bredasdorp Gasteria has a Survivor plant personality Survivor
Bredasdorp Gasteria has a Fast grower plant personality Fast grower

Also known as

Keeled Gasteria and Keeled Ox Tongue


Gasteria carinata

How to care for Bredasdorp Gasteria


How often to water your Bredasdorp Gasteria

Water needs for Bredasdorp Gasteria
0.5 cups
every 12

Bredasdorp Gasteria 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 Bredasdorp Gasteria

Water 0.5 cups every

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Finding light for Bredasdorp Gasteria in your home

Light needs and placement for plant Bredasdorp Gasteria: 3ft from a window
3ft or less from
a window

Bredasdorp Gasteria may have difficulty thriving, and will drop leaves 🍃, without ample sunlight.

Place it less than 3 feet from a south-facing window to maximize the potential for growth.

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How to fertilize Bredasdorp Gasteria

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

Difficulty Level

Bredasdorp Gasteria is generally easy to care for, though some plant parents report facing challenges with growing it. Check out the reviews down below to read more about their experiences!

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Care Summary for Bredasdorp Gasteria

Bredasdorp Gasteria

Bredasdorp Gasteria

Greg recommends:


0.5 cups every 12 days


< 3ft 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

Bredasdorp Gasteria has a Survivor plant personality Survivor 15
Bredasdorp Gasteria has a Fast grower plant personality Fast grower 9
Bredasdorp Gasteria has a Large, lush leaves plant personality Large, lush leaves 6
Bredasdorp Gasteria has a Easy to propagate plant personality Easy to propagate 5
Bredasdorp Gasteria has a Browns easily plant personality Browns easily 2
Bredasdorp Gasteria has a Blooms easily plant personality Blooms easily 2
Reillyfernandes avatar
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globe Cambridge, Ontario

I like my gasteria, but they don’t grow much. Though I just recently got mine so idk, he got brown from burning in the sun so don’t put in direct sunlight, they like shade. Also when you cut one of their leaves?? The inside smells good.

Survivor Survivor
Browns easily Browns easily
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leaf-1 38 Plants
xp 1,001 XP
globe Essex Fells, NJ

I looped the top off and it continues to do great with minimal attention!

Survivor Survivor
Ainsley05 avatar
leaf-1 2 Plants
xp 32 XP

They are beautiful and great

Survivor Survivor
Ros23 avatar
leaf-1 7 Plants
xp 824 XP
globe New Orleans, LA

Beautiful different unique Low maintenance

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