Plant Care Parrot Beak

Parrot Beak


Gibbaeum album

How to care for Parrot Beak


How often to water your Parrot Beak

Water needs for Parrot Beak
0.5 cups
every 12

Parrot Beak needs 0.5 cups of water every 12 when it doesn’t get direct sunlight and is potted in a 5" pot located in Miami, Florida.

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 Parrot Beak

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.

Plant care guide for Parrot Beak in Miami, Florida

Miami, Florida

66% Medium

Finding light for Parrot Beak in your home

Light needs and placement for plant Parrot Beak: 3ft from a window
3ft or less from
a window

Parrot Beak 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..️

Miami, Florida currently has medium levels of sunlight intensity, you can help this plant grow by treating it to ample light ☀️.


How to fertilize Parrot Beak

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

Care Summary for Parrot Beak

Parrot Beak

Parrot Beak

Greg recommends:


0.5 cups every 12 days


< 3ft from a window


Repot after 2x growth

Based on your location in Miami, Florida, the 4” pot your plant is in, and that it doesn’t get direct sunlight.

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