Plant Care Graptopetalum Amethystinum

Graptopetalum Amethystinum

Also known as

Lavender Pebbles, Lavender Pebbles, Jewel Leaf Plant, Pink Moonstone and jewel leaf


Graptopetalum amethystinum

How to care for Graptopetalum Amethystinum

💦 Water

How often to water your Graptopetalum Amethystinum

Water needs for Graptopetalum Amethystinum
0.5 cups
every 12

Graptopetalum Amethystinum 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 Graptopetalum Amethystinum

Water 0.5 cups every

Does your plant get direct sunlight?

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☀️ Light

Finding light for Lavender Pebbles in your home

Light needs and placement for plant Graptopetalum Amethystinum: 1ft from a window
1ft or less from
a window

Graptopetalum Amethystinum love being close to bright, sunny windows 😎.

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

Graptopetalum Amethystinum does not tolerate low-light 🚫.

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

🪴 Nutrients

How to fertilize Graptopetalum Amethystinum

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

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💡 FAQs
💦 Water Needs

Graptopetalum Amethystinum thrives in dry soil and should be watered sparingly. Use our water calculator to personalize watering recommendations to your environment or download Greg for more advanced recommendations for all of your plants.

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☀️ Sunlight Needs

Graptopetalum Amethystinum requires abundant, bright and direct light. Place it less than one foot from a window to ensure it receives enough light to survive 💪. Select your region to see how the current weather in your area affects the placement in your home 🏡.

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🐶 🐈 👶 Toxicity

Greg does not have confirmed data on this plant’s toxicity. If you, a family member, or a pet consumes plant material of unknown toxicity, it’s always best to consult a medical professional.

If you or someone else ingested this plant, call Poison Control at US (800) 222-1222. If a pet consumed this plant, contact your veterinarian or the ASPCA at US (888) 426-4435.

💨 Humidity

Graptopetalum Amethystinum prefers dry environments. Providing extra humidity or misting your plant allows water to linger on leaves, which can create the perfect environment for harmful types of fungi.

Lavender Pebbles Humidity Needs →

🪴 Soil

Graptopetalum Amethystinum is very sensitive to wet soil, so choose a potting soil that drains very well and doesn’t retain too much moisture. A good soil will have lots of perlite or vermiculite for drainage and some organic matter for nutrition. A few handfuls of perlite added to regular store-bought cactus soil will do the trick!

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When and How to Successfully Repot Lavender Pebbles →

💩 Fertilizer

Graptopetalum Amethystinum grows very slowly and doesn’t require added fertilizer. Replacing your plant’s potting soil once a year should provide them with more than enough nutrition. Remember, plants get their energy from sunlight, not fertilizer!

How Much and When to Fertilize Lavender Pebbles →

❄️ Dormancy

It’s common for Graptopetalum Amethystinum to go dormant in the summertime and you may notice their growth slow down. Waterings should be spaced out more during this time.

🌎 Native Region

Graptopetalum Amethystinum is native to Mexico and Arizona.

🌸 Flowers

Graptopetalum Amethystinum produces flowers in the wild, but does not flower when kept as houseplants.

🧐 Troubleshooting

When troubleshooting a sad-looking houseplant, start by checking for signs of distress in its leaves, such as yellowing, browning, or drooping, which can indicate overwatering or nutrient deficiencies.

Inspect the soil moisture; too dry or too wet soil can cause problems.

Ensure the plant is getting the right amount of light, as too much or too little can stress it.

Finally, consider environmental factors like temperature and humidity, and adjust care routines accordingly to revive your plant.

Care Summary for Graptopetalum Amethystinum

Graptopetalum Amethystinum

Graptopetalum Amethystinum

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.

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