Plant Care Centennial Hens and Chicks

Centennial Hens and Chicks

Taxonomy

Sempervivum 'Centennial'
Sempervivum
Crassulaceae
Saxifragales

How to care for Centennial Hens and Chicks

Water

How often to water your Centennial Hens and Chicks

Water needs for Centennial Hens and Chicks
0.5 cups
every 12

Centennial Hens and Chicks needs 0.5 cups of water every 12 when it doesn’t get direct sunlight and is potted in a 5" pot located in New Orleans, Louisiana.

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 Centennial Hens and Chicks

Water 0.5 cups every
12

Does your plant get direct sunlight?

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5"
Light

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A plant's growing potential is determined from its location, the time of year, and current local weather.

Plant care guide for Centennial Hens and Chicks in New Orleans, Louisiana

New Orleans, Louisiana

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Growing Centennial Hens and Chicks in New Orleans right now

Light needs for plant Centennial Hens and Chicks in New Orleans, Louisiana

Plant growth potential is currently low 📉

January 29th, 2023

Sunlight intensity as measured by “net radiation” in New Orleans is currently low 📉.

The availability of high quality sunlight in your home impacts ability for plants to thrive and is key in deter…

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Light needs for plant Centennial Hens and Chicks in New Orleans, Louisiana

Sunlight will increase by 22.3% ☀️

January 28th, 2023

New Orleans is trending towards greater sunlight intensity!

The amount of sunlight in New Orleans is expected to increase by 22.3% over the next 2 weeks to an average of 11.6 megajoules of energy …

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Light needs for plant Centennial Hens and Chicks in New Orleans, Louisiana

Daylight will increase by 0.7 hours 📈

January 29th, 2023

This month, New Orleans is getting an average of 7.1 hours of clear sky sunlight per day.

Hours of daylight will increase by 6.5% over the next two weeks. Your plants will get 10.9 total hours of …

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Finding light for Centennial Hens and Chicks in your home

Light needs and placement for plant Centennial Hens and Chicks: 1ft from a window
1ft or less from
a window

Centennial Hens and Chicks love being close to bright, sunny windows 😎.

Place it less than 1ft from a south-facing window to ensure it receives enough light to survive during this time of reduced sunlight intensity in New Orleans, Louisiana ⛅.

Centennial Hens and Chicks does not tolerate low-light 🚫.

Nutrients

How to fertilize Centennial Hens and Chicks

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

When to repot Centennial Hens and Chicks

Nutrient needs for plant Centennial Hens and Chicks in New Orleans, Louisiana

Is this a good time of year to repot? No ⏳

January 24th, 2023

The growing potential in New Orleans is low 📉.

Repotting in late fall or winter when the day lengths are shorter can be very stressful for a plant and cause it to go into shock.

It's best to r…

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Care Summary for Centennial Hens and Chicks

Centennial Hens and Chicks

Centennial Hens and Chicks


Greg recommends:

Water

0.5 cups every 12 days

Placement

< 1ft from a window

Nutrients

Repot after 2x growth

Based on your location in New Orleans, Louisiana, the 4” pot your plant is in, and that it doesn’t get direct sunlight.

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