Plant Care Living Stones
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Living Stones

5.0 out of 5 (2 experiences)

Living Stones has a Survivor plant personality Survivor
Living Stones has a Pet friendly plant personality Pet friendly

Taxonomy

Lithops schwantesii
Lithops
Aizoaceae
Caryophyllales

How to care for Living Stones

Water

How often to water your Living Stones

Water needs for Living Stones
0.5 cups
every 12

Living Stones 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 Stones

Water 0.5 cups every
12

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 Living Stones in your home

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

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

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

Living Stones does not tolerate low-light 🚫.

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

Nutrients

How to fertilize Living Stones

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

Care Summary for Living Stones

Living Stones

Living Stones


Greg recommends:

Water

0.5 cups every 12 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

Living Stones has a Survivor plant personality Survivor 2
Living Stones has a Pet friendly plant personality Pet friendly 1
Veronica avatar
@Veronica
leaf-1 59 Plants
xp 2,564 XP
globe Bromley, Kentucky
09/05/2021

They are unique and beautiful

Survivor Survivor
Pet friendly Pet friendly
Honeyyvoiced avatar
@Honeyyvoiced
leaf-1 62 Plants
xp 2,636 XP
globe Kenosha, Wisconsin
08/23/2021

Very sturdy; however, it may be a bit wobbly once you first plant them because it hasn’t built enough roots yet

Survivor Survivor

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