Plant Care Living Stone

Living Stone

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Living Stone has a Survivor plant personality Survivor
Living Stone has a Fast grower plant personality Fast grower


Lithops pseudotruncatella

How to care for Living Stone


How often to water your Living Stone

Water needs for Living Stone
0.5 cups
every 12

Living Stone 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 Living Stone

Water 0.5 cups every

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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 Living Stone in your home

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

Living Stone love being close to bright, sunny windows 😎.

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

Living Stone does not tolerate low-light 🚫.

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


How to fertilize Living Stone

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

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Care Summary for Living Stone

Living Stone

Living Stone

Greg recommends:


0.5 cups every 12 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

Living Stone has a Survivor plant personality Survivor 8
Living Stone has a Fast grower plant personality Fast grower 4
Living Stone has a Blooms easily plant personality Blooms easily 1
Honeyyvoiced avatar
leaf-1 30 Plants
xp 7,156 XP
globe Des Plaines, IL

Always wanted one since I got a mimicry plant. Very hardy and sensitive to water

Survivor Survivor
Ashley.p02 avatar
leaf-1 0 Plants
xp 584 XP

This one is so cool to watch grow! They don’t like a lot of sunlight and don’t need to be watered often.

Fast grower Fast grower

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