Plant Care Lewisia Cotyledon

Lewisia Cotyledon

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Lewisia Cotyledon has a Browns easily plant personality Browns easily

Also known as

Cliff Maids, Cliff Maids, Rainbow Lewisia and Lewisia

Taxonomy

Lewisia cotyledon
Lewisia
Montiaceae
Caryophyllales

How to care for Lewisia Cotyledon

Water

How often to water your Lewisia Cotyledon

Water needs for Lewisia Cotyledon
0.5 cups
every 9

Lewisia Cotyledon 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 Lewisia Cotyledon

Water 0.5 cups every
9

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5"
Light

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Finding light for Cliff Maids in your home

Light needs and placement for plant Lewisia Cotyledon: 3ft from a window
3ft or less from
a window

Lewisia Cotyledon may have difficulty thriving, and will drop leaves 🍃, without ample sunlight.

Place it less than 3 feet from a south-facing window to maximize the potential for growth.

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Nutrients

How to fertilize Lewisia Cotyledon

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

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Care Summary for Lewisia Cotyledon

Lewisia Cotyledon

Lewisia Cotyledon


Greg recommends:

Water

0.5 cups every 9 days

Placement

< 3ft 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

Lewisia Cotyledon has a Blooms easily plant personality Blooms easily 1
Lewisia Cotyledon has a Browns easily plant personality Browns easily 1
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@Strawberrymoon
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11/25/2021

just got mine and i already love her so much, they’re just the right size to keep in your room and they have such cute flowers :) the yellow ones are my favorite but there’s many other types from what i saw at the store, the two toned ones are really cool too

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