Plant Care Blue Ice Hen and Chicks
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Blue Ice Hen and Chicks

Taxonomy

Sempervivum 'Pacific Blue Ice'
Sempervivum
Crassulaceae
Saxifragales

How to care for Blue Ice Hen and Chicks

Water

How often to water your Blue Ice Hen and Chicks

Water needs for Blue Ice Hen and Chicks
0.5 cups
every 12

Blue Ice Hen and Chicks 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 Blue Ice Hen and Chicks

Water 0.5 cups every
12

Does your plant get direct sunlight?

Select the pot size

5"
Light

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Finding light for Blue Ice Hen and Chicks in your home

Light needs and placement for plant Blue Ice Hen and Chicks: 3ft from a window
3ft or less from
a window

Blue Ice Hen and Chicks may have difficulty thriving, and will drop leaves 🍃, without ample sunlight.

Place it less than 3 feet from a south-facing window to maximize the potential for growth.

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Nutrients

How to fertilize Blue Ice Hen and Chicks

Nutrient, fertilizer, and repotting needs for Blue Ice Hen 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 Blue Ice Hen and Chicks after it doubles in size or once a year—whichever comes first.

Care Summary for Blue Ice Hen and Chicks

Blue Ice Hen and Chicks

Blue Ice Hen and Chicks


Greg recommends:

Water

0.5 cups every 12 days

Placement

< 3ft 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.

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