Plant Care Purple Beauty Hen & Chicks

Purple Beauty Hen & Chicks

Also known as

Houseleek

Taxonomy

Sempervivum 'Purple Beauty'
Sempervivum
Crassulaceae
Saxifragales

How to care for Purple Beauty Hen & Chicks

Water

How often to water your Purple Beauty Hen & Chicks

Water needs for Purple Beauty Hen & Chicks
0.5 cups
every 12

Purple Beauty Hen & 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 Sacramento, California.

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 Purple Beauty Hen & Chicks

Water 0.5 cups every
12

Does your plant get direct sunlight?

Select the pot size

5"
Light

Check the growing potential in your area

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

Plant care guide for Purple Beauty Hen & Chicks in Sacramento, California

Sacramento, California

49% Low

Growing Purple Beauty Hen & Chicks in Sacramento right now

Light needs for plant Purple Beauty Hen & Chicks in Sacramento, California

Plant growth potential is currently low 📉

December 5th, 2021

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

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

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Light needs for plant Purple Beauty Hen & Chicks in Sacramento, California

Sunlight intensity will decrease by 25.1% ☀️

December 5th, 2021

Sacramento is trending towards lower sunlight intensity!

The amount of sunlight in Sacramento is expected to decrease by 25.1% over the next 2 weeks to an average of 8.1 megajoules of energy per m…

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Light needs for plant Purple Beauty Hen & Chicks in Sacramento, California

Daylight will decrease by 0.9 hours 📉

December 4th, 2021

This month, Sacramento is getting an average of 9.8 hours of clear sky sunlight per day.

Hours of daylight will decrease by 9.2% over the next two weeks. Your plants will get 9.3 total hours of da…

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Finding light for Purple Beauty Hen & Chicks in your home

Light needs and placement for plant Purple Beauty Hen & Chicks: 1ft from a window
1ft or less from
a window

Purple Beauty Hen & 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 Sacramento, California ⛅.

Purple Beauty Hen & Chicks does not tolerate low-light 🚫.

Nutrients

How to fertilize Purple Beauty Hen & Chicks

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

When to repot Purple Beauty Hen & Chicks

Nutrient needs for plant Purple Beauty Hen & Chicks in Sacramento, California

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

December 5th, 2021

The growing potential in Sacramento 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 re…

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Care Summary for Purple Beauty Hen & Chicks

Purple Beauty Hen & Chicks

Purple Beauty Hen & 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 Sacramento, California, the 4” pot your plant is in, and that it doesn’t get direct sunlight.

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