Plant Care Donkey Tail

Donkey Tail

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Donkey Tail has a Survivor plant personality Survivor
Donkey Tail has a Pet friendly plant personality Pet friendly

Taxonomy

Graptosedum 'Blue Giant'
Graptosedum
Crassulaceae
Saxifragales

What other plant parents say

Donkey Tail has a Survivor plant personality Survivor 1
Donkey Tail has a Pet friendly plant personality Pet friendly 1
Austin.d avatar on Greg, the plant care app Rating of the plant Donkey Tail named BFG by Austin.d on Greg, the plant care app
05/04/2021

Just toss on a windowsill and water every once in a while. Couldn’t be easier.

How to care for Donkey Tail

Water

How often to water your Donkey Tail

Water needs for Donkey Tail
0.5 cups
every 9

Donkey Tail 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 Donkey Tail

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 Donkey Tail in your home

Light needs and placement for plant Donkey Tail: 1ft from a window
1ft or less from
a window

Donkey Tail love being close to bright, sunny windows 😎.

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

Donkey Tail does not tolerate low-light 🚫.

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

Nutrients

How to fertilize Donkey Tail

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

Care Summary for Donkey Tail

Donkey Tail

Donkey Tail


Greg recommends:

Water

0.5 cups every 9 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.

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