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


Kleinia stapeliiformis

How to care for Pickle plant


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

Does your plant get direct sunlight?

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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 🏡.


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.

Water Needs
Sunlight Needs

Care Summary for Pickle plant

Pickle plant

Pickle plant

Greg recommends:


0.5 cups every 9 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.

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
leaf-1 26 Plants
xp 2,580 XP
globe Simcoe, Ontario

Slow but cute grower

@chrismessina avatar
leaf-1 5 Plants
xp 737 XP
globe Oakland, CA

This one grows fast and straight. I like it!

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

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

Fast grower Fast grower
@EmmyAnenome avatar
leaf-1 77 Plants
xp 3,405 XP

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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