Plant Care Belle Blue

Belle Blue

4.9 out of 5 (7 experiences)

Belle Blue has a Easy to propagate plant personality Easy to propagate
Belle Blue has a Survivor plant personality Survivor

Taxonomy

Pachyveria Belle Blue
Pachyveria
Crassulaceae
Saxifragales

How to care for Belle Blue

Water

How often to water your Belle Blue

Water needs for Belle Blue
0.5 cups
every 12

Belle Blue needs 0.5 cups of water every 12 when it doesn’t get direct sunlight and is potted in a 5" pot located in Raleigh, North Carolina.

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 Belle Blue

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.

Plant care guide for Belle Blue in Raleigh, North Carolina

Raleigh, North Carolina

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Growing Belle Blue in Raleigh right now

Light needs for plant Belle Blue in Raleigh, North Carolina

Plant growth potential is currently low 📉

December 5th, 2021

Sunlight intensity as measured by “net radiation” in Raleigh is currently low 📉.

The availability of high quality sunlight in your home impacts ability for plants to thrive and is key in determini…

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Light needs for plant Belle Blue in Raleigh, North Carolina

Sunlight intensity will decrease by 22.1% ☀️

December 5th, 2021

Raleigh is trending towards lower sunlight intensity!

The amount of sunlight in Raleigh is expected to decrease by 22.1% over the next 2 weeks to an average of 8.5 megajoules of energy per m2 per …

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Light needs for plant Belle Blue in Raleigh, North Carolina

Daylight will decrease by 0.8 hours 📉

December 5th, 2021

This month, Raleigh is getting an average of 9.0 hours of clear sky sunlight per day.

Hours of daylight will decrease by 7.9% over the next two weeks. Your plants will get 9.6 total hours of dayli…

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Finding light for Belle Blue in your home

Light needs and placement for plant Belle Blue: 1ft from a window
1ft or less from
a window

Belle Blue love being close to bright, sunny windows 😎.

Place it less than 1ft from a south-facing window to ensure it receives enough light to survive during this time of reduced sunlight intensity in Raleigh, North Carolina ⛅.

Belle Blue does not tolerate low-light 🚫.

Nutrients

How to fertilize Belle Blue

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

When to repot Belle Blue

Nutrient needs for plant Belle Blue in Raleigh, North Carolina

Is this a good time of year to repot? No ⏳

December 3rd, 2021

The growing potential in Raleigh is low 📉.

Repotting in late fall or winter when the day lengths are shorter can be very stressful for a plant and cause it to go into shock.

It's best to repot…

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Care Summary for Belle Blue

Belle Blue

Belle Blue


Greg recommends:

Water

0.5 cups every 12 days

Placement

< 1ft from a window

Nutrients

Repot after 2x growth

Based on your location in Raleigh, North Carolina, the 4” pot your plant is in, and that it doesn’t get direct sunlight.

What other plant parents say

Belle Blue has a Easy to propagate plant personality Easy to propagate 5
Belle Blue has a Survivor plant personality Survivor 4
Belle Blue has a Pet friendly plant personality Pet friendly 4
Belle Blue has a Fast grower plant personality Fast grower 2
Blairular avatar
@Blairular
leaf-1 19 Plants
xp 615 XP
globe Denver, Colorado
04/08/2021

Such a beautiful low maintenance bb. She started stretching so I just gave her a trim and plopped the cutting back in the soil next to the original. It rooted in no time and is happier than ever!

Fast grower Fast grower
Easy to propagate Easy to propagate
Survivor Survivor
Pet friendly Pet friendly

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