Plant Care Angel's Tears

Angel's Tears

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About Angel's Tears

Angel's Tears is a relatively rare houseplant 🌿 that needs very little water to thrive. They do best in abundant sunlight ☀ and should be less than 3 feet from a window.

Angel's Tears likes soil that is extremely well-draining. Your plant shouldn't need added fertilizers if you repot each time it doubles in size.


Senecio 'Angel's Tears'

Also known as

Senecio Angels Tears

How to care for Angel's Tears


How often to water your Angel's Tears

Water needs for Angel's Tears
0.5 cups
every 12

Angel's Tears 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 Angel's Tears

Water 0.5 cups every

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Finding light for Angel's Tears in your home

Light needs and placement for plant Angel's Tears: 3ft from a window
3ft or less from
a window

Angel's Tears 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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How to fertilize Angel's Tears

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

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Care Summary for Angel's Tears

Angel's Tears

Angel's Tears

Greg recommends:


0.5 cups every 12 days


< 3ft 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

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Just beautiful. That’s all. Delicate asf. Don’t know how it will work out with a hack serial killer like myself.

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