Plant Care Fairy Tale Plant

Fairy Tale Plant

Also known as

cotyledon sinus alexanri


Tylecodon schaeferianus

How to care for Fairy Tale Plant


How often to water your Fairy Tale Plant

Water needs for Fairy Tale Plant
0.5 cups
every 12

Fairy Tale Plant 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 Fairy Tale Plant

Water 0.5 cups every

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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 Fairy Tale Plant in your home

Light needs and placement for plant Fairy Tale Plant: 3ft from a window
3ft or less from
a window

Fairy Tale Plant 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 Fairy Tale Plant

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

Care Summary for Fairy Tale Plant

Fairy Tale Plant

Fairy Tale Plant

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.

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