Plant Care Gasteria 'Purple Dragon'

Gasteria 'Purple Dragon'


Gasteria 'Purple Dragon'

How to care for Gasteria 'Purple Dragon'


How often to water your Gasteria 'Purple Dragon'

Water needs for Gasteria 'Purple Dragon'
0.5 cups
every 12

Gasteria 'Purple Dragon' 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 Gasteria 'Purple Dragon'

Water 0.5 cups every

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Finding light for Gasteria 'Purple Dragon' in your home

Light needs and placement for plant Gasteria 'Purple Dragon': 3ft from a window
3ft or less from
a window

Gasteria 'Purple Dragon' 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 'Purple Dragon'

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

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Care Summary for Gasteria 'Purple Dragon'

Gasteria 'Purple Dragon'

Gasteria 'Purple Dragon'

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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