Plant Care Tree Aeonium
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Tree Aeonium

4.5 out of 5 (33 experiences)

Tree Aeonium has a Survivor plant personality Survivor
Tree Aeonium has a Fast grower plant personality Fast grower

Also known as

Tree Houseleek, Irish Rose and Zwartkop

Taxonomy

Aeonium arboreum
Aeonium
Crassulaceae
Saxifragales

What other plant parents say

Tree Aeonium has a Survivor plant personality Survivor 18
Tree Aeonium has a Fast grower plant personality Fast grower 14
Tree Aeonium has a Easy to propagate plant personality Easy to propagate 7
Tree Aeonium has a Large, lush leaves plant personality Large, lush leaves 6
Tree Aeonium has a Browns easily plant personality Browns easily 4
Tree Aeonium has a Pet friendly plant personality Pet friendly 4
Tree Aeonium has a Blooms easily plant personality Blooms easily 2
Tree Aeonium has a Pest magnet plant personality Pest magnet 2
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@Naomihwin
Henrico, VA
Rating of the plant Tree Aeonium named Freya by Naomihwin on Greg, the plant care app
04/30/2021

Get succulent soil from a home improvement store like Lowe’s or Home Depot, it helps it stay alive better. Make sure to have a pot with drain holes in the bottom, and not a miniature pot, around 4-6 …

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Plantsong avatar on Greg, the plant care app Rating of the plant Tree Aeonium named Seisel by Plantsong on Greg, the plant care app
04/02/2021

Spiders love this plant! It’s a true survivor my tortoise almost ate all of it. It repaired itself and grew to be pretty!

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@Lunastarnig…
Woburn, Wellington
Rating of the plant Tree Aeonium named Gerald by Lunastarnight on Greg, the plant care app
05/17/2021

So far it’s pretty easy to look after and it survives if you forget to water it for a couple a weeks

Keyshaj avatar on Greg, the plant care app Rating of the plant Tree Aeonium named Harmony by Keyshaj on Greg, the plant care app
05/04/2021

Love these nice color grows fast leave brown and shrivel pretty easily.

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@Joesos
Poway, CA
Rating of the plant Tree Aeonium named Aeonium atropurpureum black rose by Joesos on Greg, the plant care app
05/06/2021

Pretty!!! But kinda pesty. Bought pitched plants to complement them.

Ames94 avatar on Greg, the plant care app Rating of the plant Tree Aeonium named Chris Troeger by Ames94 on Greg, the plant care app
03/30/2021

Very cute and grows well, even through winter sunshine and shade.

How to care for Tree Aeonium

Water

How often to water your Tree Aeonium

Water needs for Tree Aeonium
0.5 cups
every 9

Tree Aeonium needs 0.5 cups of water every 9 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 Tree Aeonium

Water 0.5 cups every
9

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.

Select a city to check sunlight intensity

Finding light for Tree Aeonium in your home

Light needs and placement for plant Tree Aeonium: 1ft from a window
1ft or less from
a window

Tree Aeonium love being close to bright, sunny windows 😎.

Place it less than 1ft from a south-facing window to maximize the potential for growth.

Tree Aeonium does not tolerate low-light 🚫.

Select your city to see how the current weather in your area affects the placement of Tree Aeonium in your home 🏡.

Nutrients

How to fertilize Tree Aeonium

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

Care Summary for Tree Aeonium

Tree Aeonium

Tree Aeonium


Greg recommends:

Water

0.5 cups every 9 days

Placement

< 1ft 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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