Plant Care Pearl Echeveria
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Pearl Echeveria

4.5 out of 5 (217 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 and mexian gem/mexian snowball

Taxonomy

Echeveria elegans
Echeveria
Crassulaceae
Saxifragales

What other plant parents say

Pearl Echeveria has a Survivor plant personality Survivor 129
Pearl Echeveria has a Fast grower plant personality Fast grower 59
Pearl Echeveria has a Easy to propagate plant personality Easy to propagate 53
Pearl Echeveria has a Pet friendly plant personality Pet friendly 47
Pearl Echeveria has a Large, lush leaves plant personality Large, lush leaves 34
Pearl Echeveria has a Browns easily plant personality Browns easily 24
Pearl Echeveria has a Blooms easily plant personality Blooms easily 22
Pearl Echeveria has a Pest magnet plant personality Pest magnet 4
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, GA
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, OR
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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@Laceyrromo
Olympia, WA
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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@Winnie.m_or…
Springville, UT
Rating of the plant Pearl Echeveria named Gordon by Winnie.m_orrise on Greg, the plant care app
05/17/2021

I have no idea what’s happening with mine. The leaves are turning brown, as if from over watering, but if anything it’s been under watered. The new growth looks good, it’s the old growth that’s getti…

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@Didibnkm
Wolverhampton, 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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Makmeek avatar on Greg, the plant care app Rating of the plant Pearl Echeveria named Lola by Makmeek on Greg, the plant care app
06/01/2021

i love my little succulent. my friend bought it for me for my birthday and it is very easy to care for and loves me back. i don’t water very often as it doesn’t need it but it’s very good without a l…

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@Helen
Durham, England
Rating of the plant Pearl Echeveria named Gobi by Helen on Greg, the plant care app
05/02/2021

Honestly mine is on it’s last legs (or roots) because I over watered it and it got root rot. After sorting it out it seems better. It’s lasted a year already with my torture so I’m pretty sure it’s h…

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@Anxietyatlaw
Chicago, IL
Rating of the plant Pearl Echeveria named Smush by Anxietyatlaw on Greg, the plant care app
05/20/2021

I accidentally smushed this guy on the way home from the nursery, but I’ve left him in the window and he’s slowly but surely grown at least three more plants coming from the damaged areas. Whatta cha…

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St Albans, England
Rating of the plant Pearl Echeveria named Marx by Hattie.patten on Greg, the plant care app
06/04/2021

Grows super fast. I’ve had this plant for a number of years and it’s put up with a fair amount of abuse and it’s sprung back super well. I’d recommend this as a first plant or for a beginner.

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 city 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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