Plant Care Pearl Echeveria
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Pearl Echeveria

4.4 out of 5 (401 experiences)

Pearl Echeveria has a Survivor plant personality Survivor
Pearl Echeveria has a Fast grower plant personality Fast grower

Also known as

Hens and Chicks, White Mexican Rose, Succulent, Mexican Snowball, mexican snow ball, mexian gem/mexian snowball and echeveria

Taxonomy

Echeveria elegans
Echeveria
Crassulaceae
Saxifragales

What other plant parents say

Pearl Echeveria has a Survivor plant personality Survivor 246
Pearl Echeveria has a Fast grower plant personality Fast grower 123
Pearl Echeveria has a Easy to propagate plant personality Easy to propagate 108
Pearl Echeveria has a Pet friendly plant personality Pet friendly 82
Pearl Echeveria has a Large, lush leaves plant personality Large, lush leaves 61
Pearl Echeveria has a Blooms easily plant personality Blooms easily 46
Pearl Echeveria has a Browns easily plant personality Browns easily 37
Pearl Echeveria has a Pest magnet plant personality Pest magnet 6
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@Maytheplant…
Lake City, Florida
Rating of the plant Pearl Echeveria named Resurrection by Maytheplantsbewithyou on Greg, the plant care app
08/30/2021

When I got it from Lowe’s I didn’t expect it to make it and was ready to do the walk of shame back in(it was the only red tipped and rather then watch it die I thought id try to save it) but within a…

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Res.urrection avatar on Greg, the plant care app Rating of the plant Pearl Echeveria named Sam by Res.urrection on Greg, the plant care app
05/13/2021

This was my first houseplant, and he is so easy to take care of! Even when my cat knocked him over he may have lost all of his lower leaves and the top of the stem got snapped off, he grew back stron…

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Sandy Springs, Georgia
Rating of the plant Pearl Echeveria named Gobi by Sproutlingterry on Greg, the plant care app
05/20/2021

These succulents may not look like much, but they can withstand anything, it is practically impossible to kill these suckers, and when my dog had a not to friendly encounter with mine, it’s leaves pr…

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@Risaree1957
Tualatin, Oregon
Rating of the plant Pearl Echeveria named Rainier by Risaree1957 on Greg, the plant care app
05/26/2021

I have held off overwatering this succulent by using the Greg app relentlessly. I have a tendency to over water any and all succulents. But with this app I only water when needed. This one is getting…

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@Erica
Gravette, Arkansas
Rating of the plant Pearl Echeveria named Serenity by Erica on Greg, the plant care app
06/30/2021

Do your research! On any plants of course <3 But my echeveria is doing so well and has even given me two baby echeverias in the first few months. They may be a more popular type and not quite as ext…

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@Laceyrromo
Olympia, Washington
Rating of the plant Pearl Echeveria named Sir H. Twoh by Laceyrromo on Greg, the plant care app
05/20/2021

This bitch was originally from my grandparents in California. This bitch was torn from its mother with another succulent, stuffed in a pot, and then stuck on the floor to get its heavy ass to Washing…

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@Kaylen_succs
Hot Springs Village, Arkansas
Rating of the plant Pearl Echeveria named Doja Cat by Kaylen_succs on Greg, the plant care app
08/18/2021

My cat literally destroyed it while I was sleeping the night I brought it home. I took it out of the kitty’s reach, put it in a shady windowsill and made sure it had enough water and it has completel…

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San Jose, California
Rating of the plant Pearl Echeveria named Sunshine by Savannahatkinson on Greg, the plant care app
07/28/2021

Left it outside and didn’t take care of it for awhile and it was getting shriveled up but then I started paying attention to her and she grew so healthy and big. She needs lots of sun and I have this…

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@Maddyhayes
Iowa City, Iowa
Rating of the plant Pearl Echeveria named Plz live by Maddyhayes on Greg, the plant care app
06/20/2021

I cannot keep these things alive. I try not to water it too much but I’ve already killed like half its leaves. I think they just need full sun or something but they are surprisingly picky. They get s…

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@Didibnkm
Wombourne, England
Rating of the plant Pearl Echeveria named Athena by Didibnkm on Greg, the plant care app
05/31/2021

Watering too much will cause it to start rotting🙈 just take it out of its plant pot and swap to another and pull all dead parts off (only the brown!!!) That solved my problem when I first got it apar…

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How to care for Pearl Echeveria

Water

How often to water your Pearl Echeveria

Water needs for Pearl Echeveria
0.5 cups
every 12

Pearl Echeveria 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 Pearl Echeveria

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 Pearl Echeveria in your home

Light needs and placement for plant Pearl Echeveria: 1ft from a window
1ft or less from
a window

Pearl Echeveria love being close to bright, sunny windows 😎.

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

Pearl Echeveria does not tolerate low-light 🚫.

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

Nutrients

How to fertilize Pearl Echeveria

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

Care Summary for Pearl Echeveria

Pearl Echeveria

Pearl Echeveria


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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