Plant Care Ghost Echeveria

Ghost Echeveria

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Ghost Echeveria has a Large, lush leaves plant personality Large, lush leaves
Ghost Echeveria has a Survivor plant personality Survivor

About Ghost Echeveria

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!


Echeveria lilacina

Also known as

echevira lilacena and Echevaria Lilacina

How to care for Ghost Echeveria


How often to water your Ghost Echeveria

Water needs for Ghost Echeveria
0.5 cups
every 12

Ghost Echeveria 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 Ghost Echeveria

Water 0.5 cups every

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A plant's growing potential is determined from its location, the time of year, and current local weather.

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Finding light for Ghost Echeveria in your home

Light needs and placement for plant Ghost Echeveria: 1ft from a window
1ft or less from
a window

Ghost Echeveria love being close to bright, sunny windows 😎.

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

Ghost Echeveria does not tolerate low-light 🚫.

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


How to fertilize Ghost Echeveria

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

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Care Summary for Ghost Echeveria

Ghost Echeveria

Ghost Echeveria

Greg recommends:


0.5 cups every 12 days


< 1ft 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

Ghost Echeveria has a Large, lush leaves plant personality Large, lush leaves 2
Ghost Echeveria has a Survivor plant personality Survivor 2
Ghost Echeveria has a Fast grower plant personality Fast grower 1
Ghost Echeveria has a Easy to propagate plant personality Easy to propagate 1
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Beautiful, easy to care for and propagate

Large, lush leaves Large, lush leaves
Easy to propagate Easy to propagate
Survivor Survivor

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