Plant Care Pillow Feet Crinkle Leaf Plant

Pillow Feet Crinkle Leaf Plant

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Pillow Feet Crinkle Leaf Plant has a Fast grower plant personality Fast grower
Pillow Feet Crinkle Leaf Plant has a Survivor plant personality Survivor

Taxonomy

Adromischus cristatus
Adromischus
Crassulaceae
Saxifragales

How to care for Pillow Feet Crinkle Leaf Plant

💦 Water

How often to water your Pillow Feet Crinkle Leaf Plant

Water needs for Pillow Feet Crinkle Leaf Plant
0.5 cups
every 12

Pillow Feet Crinkle Leaf Plant 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 Pillow Feet Crinkle Leaf Plant

Water 0.5 cups every
12

Does your plant get direct sunlight?

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5"
☀️ Light

Finding light for Pillow Feet Crinkle Leaf Plant in your home

Light needs and placement for plant Pillow Feet Crinkle Leaf Plant: 1ft from a window
1ft or less from
a window

Pillow Feet Crinkle Leaf Plant love being close to bright, sunny windows 😎.

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

Pillow Feet Crinkle Leaf Plant does not tolerate low-light 🚫.

Select your region to see how the current weather in your area affects the placement of Pillow Feet Crinkle Leaf Plant in your home 🏡.

🪴 Nutrients

How to fertilize Pillow Feet Crinkle Leaf Plant

Nutrient, fertilizer, and repotting needs for Pillow Feet Crinkle Leaf Plant: 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 Pillow Feet Crinkle Leaf Plant after it doubles in size or once a year—whichever comes first.

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💡 FAQs
⭐ Difficulty Level

Pillow Feet Crinkle Leaf Plant is generally easy to care for, though some plant parents report facing challenges with growing it. Check out the reviews down below to read more about their experiences!

Benefits of Growing Pillow Feet Crinkle Leaf Plant →

Common Pillow Feet Crinkle Leaf Plant Problems →


💦 Water Needs

Pillow Feet Crinkle Leaf Plant thrives in dry soil and should be watered sparingly. Use our water calculator to personalize watering recommendations to your environment or download Greg for more advanced recommendations for all of your plants.

Pillow Feet Crinkle Leaf Plant Water Frequency →

Pillow Feet Crinkle Leaf Plant Root Rot →


☀️ Sunlight Needs

Pillow Feet Crinkle Leaf Plant requires abundant, bright and direct light. Place it less than one foot from a window to ensure it receives enough light to survive 💪. Select your region to see how the current weather in your area affects the placement in your home 🏡.

Pillow Feet Crinkle Leaf Plant Light Requirements →

Pillow Feet Crinkle Leaf Plant Direct Sunlight Needs & Tolerance →


🐶 🐈 👶 Toxicity

Pillow Feet Crinkle Leaf Plant is not known to cause harm to humans or pets. Regardless, if you, a family member, a cat, or dog has ingested any plant material, please consult a doctor or a veterinarian.


💨 Humidity

Pillow Feet Crinkle Leaf Plant prefers dry environments. Providing extra humidity or misting your plant allows water to linger on leaves, which can create the perfect environment for harmful types of fungi.

Pillow Feet Crinkle Leaf Plant Humidity Needs →


🪴 Soil

Pillow Feet Crinkle Leaf Plant is very sensitive to wet soil, so choose a potting soil that drains very well and doesn’t retain too much moisture. A good soil will have lots of perlite or vermiculite for drainage and some organic matter for nutrition. A few handfuls of perlite added to regular store-bought cactus soil will do the trick!

When and How to Successfully Repot Pillow Feet Crinkle Leaf Plant →


💩 Fertilizer

Pillow Feet Crinkle Leaf Plant grows very slowly and doesn’t require added fertilizer. Replacing your plant’s potting soil once a year should provide them with more than enough nutrition. Remember, plants get their energy from sunlight, not fertilizer!

How Much and When to Fertilize Pillow Feet Crinkle Leaf Plant →


❄️ Dormancy

It’s common for Pillow Feet Crinkle Leaf Plant to go dormant in the summertime and you may notice their growth slow down. Waterings should be spaced out more during this time.


🌎 Native Region

Pillow Feet Crinkle Leaf Plant is native to Southern Africa.


🌸 Flowers

Yes, you may see your Pillow Feet Crinkle Leaf Plant bloom with the right amount of sunlight and water.

Pillow Feet Crinkle Leaf Plant Flowers →


⬆️ ⬇️ Growth Pattern

Pillow Feet Crinkle Leaf Plant grows in a rosette pattern, with leaves neatly arranged in a circle. New growth will emerge from the center.

How and When to Prune Pillow Feet Crinkle Leaf Plant →


🌦️ Growing Outdoors

USDA Hardiness Zone
Pillow Feet Crinkle Leaf Plant can be grown outdoors in USDA Hardiness Zones 10-12b. Find your local hardiness zone here.

Pillow Feet Crinkle Leaf Plant Temperature Tolerance →


🧐 Troubleshooting

When troubleshooting a sad-looking houseplant, start by checking for signs of distress in its leaves, such as yellowing, browning, or drooping, which can indicate overwatering or nutrient deficiencies.

Inspect the soil moisture; too dry or too wet soil can cause problems.

Ensure the plant is getting the right amount of light, as too much or too little can stress it.

Finally, consider environmental factors like temperature and humidity, and adjust care routines accordingly to revive your plant.


😖 Common Issues

Overwatering is a likely cause of issues with Pillow Feet Crinkle Leaf Plant. These plants are very sensitive to wet soil so if you notice your plant becoming squishy or translucent, overwatering is the likely culprit.

Cut your plant just past where the rot ends and allow it to callus over for a few days before replanting it in fresh, dry soil. Download Greg to make sure your plant never gets overwatered again!


Care Summary for Pillow Feet Crinkle Leaf Plant

Pillow Feet Crinkle Leaf Plant

Pillow Feet Crinkle Leaf Plant


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.

What other plant parents say

Pillow Feet Crinkle Leaf Plant has a Fast grower plant personality Fast grower 8
Pillow Feet Crinkle Leaf Plant has a Survivor plant personality Survivor 8
Pillow Feet Crinkle Leaf Plant has a Easy to propagate plant personality Easy to propagate 1
Pillow Feet Crinkle Leaf Plant has a Large, lush leaves plant personality Large, lush leaves 1
Pillow Feet Crinkle Leaf Plant has a Browns easily plant personality Browns easily 1
@Lauriin avatar
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leaf-1 5 Plants
xp 111 XP
globe Berkhamsted, England
10/06/2021

Needs quite a lot of sun, not as much as a cactus, fast grower

Fast grower Fast grower
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leaf-1 36 Plants
xp 3,022 XP
globe San Francisco, CA
07/25/2021

It’s so freaking cute.

Easy to propagate Easy to propagate
Samantha avatar
@Samantha
leaf-1 2 Plants
xp 148 XP
06/17/2021

I thought mine was on its way out but it is still thriving and blooming some new leaves! Super impressed with this Lil guy

Survivor Survivor
Browns easily Browns easily
Chloe avatar
@Chloe
leaf-1 5 Plants
xp 75 XP
globe Elkins, WV
05/16/2021

i have had this plant for so long, probably over 7 years, and through thick and thin and ngl, bad care, he’s still kicking.

Survivor Survivor
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leaf-1 13 Plants
xp 179 XP
globe Hickory, NC
05/02/2021

do not overwater

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