Plant Care Forster's Stonecrop

Forster's Stonecrop

Also known as

Zierliche Fetthenne


Petrosedum forsterianum

How to care for Forster's Stonecrop


How often to water your Forster's Stonecrop

Water needs for Forster's Stonecrop
0.5 cups
every 12

Forster's Stonecrop 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.

Water 0.5 cups every

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Finding light for Forster's Stonecrop in your home

Light needs and placement for plant Forster's Stonecrop: 1ft from a window
1ft or less from
a window

Forster's Stonecrop love being close to bright, sunny windows 😎.

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

Forster's Stonecrop does not tolerate low-light 🚫.

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How to fertilize Forster's Stonecrop

Nutrient, fertilizer, and repotting needs for Forster's Stonecrop: 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 Forster's Stonecrop after it doubles in size or once a year—whichever comes first.

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Care Summary for Forster's Stonecrop

Forster's Stonecrop

Greg recommends:


0.5 cups every 12 days


< 1ft from a window


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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