Plant Care Lavender Pebbles

Lavender Pebbles

Also known as

Jewel Leaf Plant, Pink Moonstone, jewel leaf, Jewelry Plant and Planta Joia


Graptopetalum amethystinum

How to care for Lavender Pebbles

💦 Water

How often to water your Lavender Pebbles

Water needs for Lavender Pebbles
0.5 cups
every 12

Lavender Pebbles 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 Lavender Pebbles

Water 0.5 cups every

Does your plant get direct sunlight?

Select the pot size

☀️ Light

Finding light for Lavender Pebbles in your home

Light needs and placement for plant Lavender Pebbles: 1ft from a window
1ft or less from
a window

Lavender Pebbles love being close to bright, sunny windows 😎.

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

Lavender Pebbles does not tolerate low-light 🚫.

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

🪴 Nutrients

How to fertilize Lavender Pebbles

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

💡 FAQs
⭐ Difficulty Level

Lavender Pebbles is generally easy to care for, though some plant parents report facing challenges with growing it. Check out the reviews down below to read more about their experiences!

Benefits of Growing Lavender Pebbles →

Common Lavender Pebbles Problems →

💦 Water Needs

Lavender Pebbles 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.

Lavender Pebbles Water Frequency →

Lavender Pebbles Root Rot →

☀️ Sunlight Needs

Lavender Pebbles 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 🏡.

Lavender Pebbles Light Requirements →

Lavender Pebbles Direct Sunlight Needs & Tolerance →

🐶 🐈 👶 Toxicity

Lavender Pebbles is not known to cause harm to humans or pets. Regardless, if you, a family member, a cat, or dog has ingested any plant material, please consult a doctor or a veterinarian.

Lavender Pebbles Toxicity to Cats →

Lavender Pebbles Toxicity to Dogs →

Lavender Pebbles Toxicity to Humans →

💨 Humidity

Lavender Pebbles 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

Lavender Pebbles 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!

Best Soil Mix for Lavender Pebbles →

When and How to Successfully Repot Lavender Pebbles →

💩 Fertilizer

Lavender Pebbles 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 Lavender Pebbles 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

Lavender Pebbles is native to Mexico and Arizona.

🌸 Flowers

Yes, you may see your Lavender Pebbles bloom with the right amount of sunlight and water.

Lavender Pebbles Flowers →

⬆️ ⬇️ Growth Pattern

Lavender Pebbles grows in a rosette pattern, with leaves neatly arranged in a circle. New growth will emerge from the center.

How and When to Prune Lavender Pebbles →

🌱 Propagation

The seeds of Lavender Pebbles can be used to grow new plants! After your plant flowers, any seeds that formed can be collected and germinated in potting soil.

How to Propagate Lavender Pebbles →

🧐 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.

😖 Common Issues

Overwatering is a likely cause of issues with Lavender Pebbles. These plants are very sensitive to wet soil so if you notice your plant becoming squishy or translucent, overwatering is the likely culprit.

Cut your plant just past where the rot ends and allow it to callus over for a few days before replanting it in fresh, dry soil. Download Greg to make sure your plant never gets overwatered again!

Care Summary for Lavender Pebbles

Lavender Pebbles

Lavender Pebbles

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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