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How to care for Lithops

  • Light: Full Sun

    Place in a bright room that is sun drenched almost all day. Or directly in a south-facing window.

  • Watering need: Minimum demand

    All of the soil should be dry before watering. If the soil is still moist, you risk giving this plant too much water which can make it start to rot. When you water this plant, water well and then allow the soil to dry out completely before you water it again.

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Tricky ones, for example: watering can need to be adapted for when they grow a new pair of leaves and experience dormancy. Read more

The Best Way to Water Your Living Stones

Some plants require less water than others. Plants with minimal water needs like lithops can tolerate drying out completely, and so only need infrequent watering.

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How to repot your plant

Most plants require repotting every now and then in order to stay happy and healthy. However, repotting can be stressful to plants, so it's important to do it carefully and not too often.

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