Plant Care Chinese Dunce Cap

Chinese Dunce Cap

Also known as

Dunce's Cap

Taxonomy

Orostachys iwarenge
Orostachys
Crassulaceae
Saxifragales

How to care for Chinese Dunce Cap

Water

How often to water your Chinese Dunce Cap

Water needs for Chinese Dunce Cap
0.5 cups
every 12

Chinese Dunce Cap 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 Chinese Dunce Cap

Water 0.5 cups every
12

Does your plant get direct sunlight?

Select the pot size

5"
Light

Check the growing potential in your area

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 Chinese Dunce Cap in your home

Light needs and placement for plant Chinese Dunce Cap: 1ft from a window
1ft or less from
a window

Chinese Dunce Cap love being close to bright, sunny windows 😎.

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

Chinese Dunce Cap does not tolerate low-light 🚫.

Select your city to see how the current weather in your area affects the placement of Chinese Dunce Cap in your home 🏡.

Nutrients

How to fertilize Chinese Dunce Cap

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

Care Summary for Chinese Dunce Cap

Chinese Dunce Cap

Chinese Dunce Cap


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.

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