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How often should I water my Calico hearts?

Calico hearts
Adromischus maculatus
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There’s not a hard-and-fast rule for how often to water Calico hearts. The best way to determine this is to check the soil and only water when it’s bone dry. You can either stick your finger in the pot or use a moisture meter to check the soil below the surface. When you plant it in a deep pot, you can do this with a stick or chopstick. If it feels even a little bit moist, wait a few days and check it again.
Most people will need to water Calico hearts about every two weeks in summer and once a month in winter, but there are several factors that can change the frequency. The section below lists some considerations that can help you to determine how often to water.
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Calico hearts (Adromischus maculatus)
Calico hearts
A species of Adromischus , Also known as Chocolate drop
Botanical name: Adromischus maculatus
Genus: Adromischus
Description
Adromischus maculatus, the calico hearts, is a species of flowering plant in the family Crassulaceae, which is endemic to the Eastern Cape and Western Cape of South Africa. Growing to 34 cm, it is a mat-forming succulent perennial with thick spade-shaped leaves growing from a short, prostrate, woody stem. Plants are variable in coloring. Some are plain green, while others have leaves which are covered in maroon or brown blotches - hence the specific epithet maculatus, meaning 'spotted'. In summer (December-January), tubular green inflorescences are borne on 25 to 30 cm long branches, with pink or white lobes. Adromischus maculatus grows on the sunny, sandstone slopes of South Africa's Langeberg Mountains. It is widely cultivated but does not tolerate prolonged frost, so in temperate regions, it is usually grown indoors as a houseplant. It has gained the Royal Horticultural Society's Award of Garden Merit.
Garden Use
Succulent plants are popular for their low maintenance, cost, and different but interesting shapes. As potted plants, they can be planted in window sills or office tables for decoration. They can also be planted in well-drained and ventilated corners outdoors to form a unique tropical landscape. They don't need much care and are a perfect choice for busy people.
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