Plant Care Gasteria Maculata

Gasteria Maculata

Also known as

Gasteria bicolor, Gasteria bicolor, Gasteria obliqua and Gasteria maculata


Gasteria bicolor

How to care for Gasteria Maculata


How often to water your Gasteria Maculata

Water needs for Gasteria Maculata
0.5 cups
every 12

Gasteria Maculata 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.

Water 0.5 cups every

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Finding light for Gasteria bicolor in your home

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

Gasteria Maculata 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 Gasteria Maculata

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

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Care Summary for Gasteria Maculata

Gasteria Maculata

Gasteria Maculata

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.

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