Plant Care Grigg's Surprise

Grigg's Surprise

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Grigg's Surprise has a Survivor plant personality Survivor
Grigg's Surprise has a Fast grower plant personality Fast grower

Also known as

Mrs. Giuseppi and 'Sir William Lawrence'


Sempervivum calcareum

How to care for Grigg's Surprise


How often to water your Grigg's Surprise

Water needs for Grigg's Surprise
0.5 cups
every 12

Grigg's Surprise 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 Grigg's Surprise

Water 0.5 cups every

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Finding light for Grigg's Surprise in your home

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

Grigg's Surprise love being close to bright, sunny windows 😎.

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

Grigg's Surprise does not tolerate low-light 🚫.

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How to fertilize Grigg's Surprise

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

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Care Summary for Grigg's Surprise

Grigg's Surprise

Grigg's Surprise

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

Grigg's Surprise has a Survivor plant personality Survivor 1
Grigg's Surprise has a Fast grower plant personality Fast grower 1
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I don’t think this is the right species but the specific plant that I do have I love! I really recommend it and if anyone knows what type of plant it is pls tell me!! :)

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