Plant Care Vertical Leaf Senecio
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Vertical Leaf Senecio

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Vertical Leaf Senecio has a Large, lush leaves plant personality Large, lush leaves
Vertical Leaf Senecio has a Fast grower plant personality Fast grower

Also known as

Lavender Steps, Propeller Plant and Lavender Steps Succulent

Taxonomy

Senecio crassissimus
Senecio
Asteraceae
Asterales

How to care for Vertical Leaf Senecio

Water

How often to water your Vertical Leaf Senecio

Water needs for Vertical Leaf Senecio
0.5 cups
every 12

Vertical Leaf Senecio 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 Vertical Leaf Senecio

Water 0.5 cups every
12

Does your plant get direct sunlight?

Select the pot size

5"
Light

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

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Finding light for Vertical Leaf Senecio in your home

Light needs and placement for plant Vertical Leaf Senecio: 3ft from a window
3ft or less from
a window

Vertical Leaf Senecio 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.

Select your region to see how the current weather in your area affects the placement of Vertical Leaf Senecio in your home 🏡.

Nutrients

How to fertilize Vertical Leaf Senecio

Nutrient, fertilizer, and repotting needs for Vertical Leaf Senecio: 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 Vertical Leaf Senecio after it doubles in size or once a year—whichever comes first.

FAQs
Difficulty Level

Vertical Leaf Senecio is generally considered an easy-to-care-for plant and makes a great choice for beginners!


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Care Summary for Vertical Leaf Senecio

Vertical Leaf Senecio

Vertical Leaf Senecio


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.

What other plant parents say

Vertical Leaf Senecio has a Large, lush leaves plant personality Large, lush leaves 1
Vertical Leaf Senecio has a Fast grower plant personality Fast grower 1
Vertical Leaf Senecio has a Survivor plant personality Survivor 1
Keyshaj avatar
@Keyshaj
leaf-1 0 Plants
xp 1,547 XP
04/16/2021

Got this little one as a tiny damaged cutting. Couldn’t get him back to his best. Still not 100% on ID.

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