Plant Care Pickle plant

Pickle plant

4.7 out of 5 (11 experiences)

Pickle plant has a Fast grower plant personality Fast grower
Pickle plant has a Survivor plant personality Survivor

Also known as

Senecio stapeliiformis, Senecio stapeliiformis, Senecio stapeliiformis., senecio stapheliaeformis, Senecio Staplliformis and senecio stapeliaformis

Taxonomy

Kleinia stapeliiformis
Kleinia
Asteraceae
Asterales

How to care for Pickle plant

Water

How often to water your Pickle plant

Water needs for Pickle plant
0.5 cups
every 9

Pickle plant 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 Pickle plant

Water 0.5 cups every
9

Does your plant get direct sunlight?

Select the pot size

5"
Light

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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 Pickle plant in your home

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

Pickle plant love being close to bright, sunny windows 😎.

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

Pickle plant does not tolerate low-light 🚫.

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

Nutrients

How to fertilize Pickle plant

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

FAQs
Water Needs
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Toxicity

Care Summary for Pickle plant

Pickle plant

Pickle plant


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.

What other plant parents say

Pickle plant has a Fast grower plant personality Fast grower 6
Pickle plant has a Survivor plant personality Survivor 6
Pickle plant has a Easy to propagate plant personality Easy to propagate 2
Pickle plant has a Large, lush leaves plant personality Large, lush leaves 1
Allie avatar
@Allie
leaf-1 25 Plants
xp 1,919 XP
globe Simcoe, Ontario
06/11/2021

Slow but cute grower

Chrismessina avatar
@Chrismessina
leaf-1 4 Plants
xp 517 XP
globe Oakland, CA
05/08/2021

This one grows fast and straight. I like it!

Fast grower Fast grower
Survivor Survivor
Becki avatar
@Becki
leaf-1 117 Plants
xp 2,934 XP
globe York, PA
03/06/2021

Grew a little baby pretty quick. Weird awkward plant that I relate to a lot.

Fast grower Fast grower
Emmyanenome avatar
@Emmyanenome
leaf-1 80 Plants
xp 3,357 XP
03/02/2021

Funky and unusual succulent! Not as hardy as some, but not the weakest either.

Large, lush leaves Large, lush leaves
Easy to propagate Easy to propagate
Survivor Survivor

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