Plant Care Graptopetalum macdougallii

Graptopetalum macdougallii

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Graptopetalum macdougallii has a Survivor plant personality Survivor
Graptopetalum macdougallii has a Fast grower plant personality Fast grower

Taxonomy

Graptopetalum macdougallii
Graptopetalum
Crassulaceae
Saxifragales

How to care for Graptopetalum macdougallii

Water

How often to water your Graptopetalum macdougallii

Water needs for Graptopetalum macdougallii
0.5 cups
every 12

Graptopetalum macdougallii 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 macdougallii

Water 0.5 cups every
12

Does your plant get direct sunlight?

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5"
Light

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Finding light for Graptopetalum macdougallii in your home

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

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

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

Graptopetalum macdougallii does not tolerate low-light 🚫.

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

Nutrients

How to fertilize Graptopetalum macdougallii

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

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Care Summary for Graptopetalum macdougallii

Graptopetalum macdougallii

Graptopetalum macdougallii


Greg recommends:

Water

0.5 cups every 12 days

Placement

< 1ft 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.

What other plant parents say

Graptopetalum macdougallii has a Survivor plant personality Survivor 1
Graptopetalum macdougallii has a Fast grower plant personality Fast grower 1
Graptopetalum macdougallii has a Easy to propagate plant personality Easy to propagate 1
Graptopetalum macdougallii has a Blooms easily plant personality Blooms easily 1
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@Skemtobird
leaf-1 17 Plants
xp 514 XP
globe Pennsburg, Pennsylvania
04/25/2021

One of the most resilient succulents I’ve seen. I propagated a single leaf from a plant that hadn’t been watered in over 3 months and it’s grown into a thriving plant a year later.

Survivor Survivor
Fast grower Fast grower
Easy to propagate Easy to propagate
Blooms easily Blooms easily

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