Plant Care Sempervivum Arachnoideum

Sempervivum Arachnoideum

4.5 out of 5 (15 experiences)

Sempervivum Arachnoideum has a Survivor plant personality Survivor
Sempervivum Arachnoideum has a Easy to propagate plant personality Easy to propagate

Also known as

Cobweb Hens and Chicks, Cobweb Hens and Chicks, Cobweb Houseleek and Plum Parfait


Sempervivum arachnoideum

How to care for Sempervivum Arachnoideum


How often to water your Sempervivum Arachnoideum

Water needs for Sempervivum Arachnoideum
0.5 cups
every 12

Sempervivum Arachnoideum 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 Sempervivum Arachnoideum

Water 0.5 cups every

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Finding light for Cobweb Hens and Chicks in your home

Light needs and placement for plant Sempervivum Arachnoideum: 1ft from a window
1ft or less from
a window

Sempervivum Arachnoideum love being close to bright, sunny windows 😎.

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

Sempervivum Arachnoideum does not tolerate low-light 🚫.

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How to fertilize Sempervivum Arachnoideum

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

Difficulty Level

Sempervivum Arachnoideum 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!

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Care Summary for Sempervivum Arachnoideum

Sempervivum Arachnoideum

Sempervivum Arachnoideum

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.

What other plant parents say

Sempervivum Arachnoideum has a Survivor plant personality Survivor 9
Sempervivum Arachnoideum has a Easy to propagate plant personality Easy to propagate 4
Sempervivum Arachnoideum has a Fast grower plant personality Fast grower 4
Sempervivum Arachnoideum has a Browns easily plant personality Browns easily 1
Sempervivum Arachnoideum has a Blooms easily plant personality Blooms easily 1
@Annaleece avatar
leaf-1 38 Plants
xp 551 XP
globe Modesto, CA

Lost a lot of color after I used bug spray, (plant friendly) super sensitive

Browns easily Browns easily
@nowns avatar
leaf-1 23 Plants
xp 2,337 XP
globe Binghamton, NY


@brian avatar
leaf-1 10 Plants
xp 327 XP

When we first got it the little offshoots fell off the main plant so we stuck them in a different little pot and they all took! We didn’t expect the main one to thrive after a lot of the offshoots fell off but it’s doing great.

Survivor Survivor
Easy to propagate Easy to propagate
@CrispyRaptor avatar
leaf-1 14 Plants
xp 975 XP
globe Fayetteville, AR

Idk how but he’s doing a straight vertical. Literally just going straight up.

Fast grower Fast grower
@pamperrien avatar
leaf-1 65 Plants
xp 4,343 XP
globe Chattanooga, TN

I have separated these and repotted each one into a 4” terra cotta pot.

Survivor Survivor

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