Plant Care Ghost Plant
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Ghost Plant

4.4 out of 5 (23 experiences)

Ghost Plant has a Survivor plant personality Survivor
Ghost Plant has a Fast grower plant personality Fast grower

Also known as

Mother-of-Pearl Plant and Leatherpetal

Taxonomy

Graptopetalum paraguayense
Graptopetalum
Crassulaceae
Saxifragales

What other plant parents say

Ghost Plant has a Survivor plant personality Survivor 17
Ghost Plant has a Fast grower plant personality Fast grower 11
Ghost Plant has a Easy to propagate plant personality Easy to propagate 10
Ghost Plant has a Pet friendly plant personality Pet friendly 4
Ghost Plant has a Large, lush leaves plant personality Large, lush leaves 3
Ghost Plant has a Blooms easily plant personality Blooms easily 1
Banana23ha avatar on Greg, the plant care app Rating of the plant Ghost Plant named She (has no name but has pro-nouns) by Banana23ha on Greg, the plant care app
02/14/2021

Well I think my plant is similar to a ghost plant or some sort of hybrid but what ever this plant is i would recommend it’s a good plant, it really likes sun and I’m not sure about water I’m trying o…

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@Bittermulat…
Bloomington, IL
Rating of the plant Ghost Plant named ghost mama + bby✨👻 by Bittermulatto on Greg, the plant care app
02/11/2021

Nothing to complain about w/ this plant. It’s low maintenance, pretty all year round, and will pop out a ton of bbys for ya. The leaves are frosted with thicc bluish farina and tend to blush pink at …

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@Myboijeffrey
Walla Walla, WA
Rating of the plant Ghost Plant named Frodo by Myboijeffrey on Greg, the plant care app
02/13/2021

It’s seems to be a fairly easy plant to care for, just don’t water it too much. It’s got little pink tips and a minty green body and I think it’s adorable and pretty to look at.

Lurkinglegend avatar on Greg, the plant care app Rating of the plant Ghost Plant named The Leaf Village by Lurkinglegend on Greg, the plant care app
02/13/2021

The easiest plant I’ve ever raised. It’s very resilient and doesn’t need water for weeks. Incredible low maintenance and great as a coffee table prop

Keyshaj avatar on Greg, the plant care app Rating of the plant Ghost Plant named Drake by Keyshaj on Greg, the plant care app
04/10/2021

Really easy. I’ve forgot about this one for like a month and it grew like crazy.

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@Angela
Atlanta, GA
Rating of the plant Ghost Plant named Hedwig by Angela on Greg, the plant care app
02/22/2021

Don’t water in the center water around it.

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@Angela
Atlanta, GA
Rating of the plant Ghost Plant named Nymphadora by Angela on Greg, the plant care app
03/03/2021

Don’t water near the inside of the plant.

How to care for Ghost Plant

Water

How often to water your Ghost Plant

Water needs for Ghost Plant
0.5 cups
every 9

Ghost Plant needs 0.5 cups of water every 9 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 Plant

Water 0.5 cups every
9

Does your plant get direct sunlight?

Select the pot size

5"
Light

Check the growing potential in your area

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 Plant in your home

Light needs and placement for plant Ghost Plant: 3ft from a window
3ft or less from
a window

Ghost Plant 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.

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

Nutrients

How to fertilize Ghost Plant

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

Care Summary for Ghost Plant

Ghost Plant

Ghost Plant


Greg recommends:

Water

0.5 cups every 9 days

Placement

< 3ft 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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