Plant Care Acanthocalycium thionanthum

Acanthocalycium thionanthum

Taxonomy

Acanthocalycium thionanthum
Acanthocalycium
Cactaceae
Caryophyllales

How to care for Acanthocalycium thionanthum

Water

How often to water your Acanthocalycium thionanthum

Water needs for Acanthocalycium thionanthum
0.5 cups
every 12

Acanthocalycium thionanthum needs 0.5 cups of water every 12 when it doesn’t get direct sunlight and is potted in a 5" pot located in Nashville, Tennessee.

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 Acanthocalycium thionanthum

Water 0.5 cups every
12

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.

Plant care guide for Acanthocalycium thionanthum in Nashville, Tennessee

Nashville, Tennessee

35% Very Low

Growing Acanthocalycium thionanthum in Nashville right now

Light needs for plant Acanthocalycium thionanthum in Nashville, Tennessee

Plant growth potential is currently low 📉

February 2nd, 2023

Sunlight intensity as measured by “net radiation” in Nashville is currently low 📉.

The availability of high quality sunlight in your home impacts ability for plants to thrive and is key in determi…

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Light needs for plant Acanthocalycium thionanthum in Nashville, Tennessee

Sunlight will increase by 33.1% ☀️

February 1st, 2023

Nashville is trending towards greater sunlight intensity!

The amount of sunlight in Nashville is expected to increase by 33.1% over the next 2 weeks to an average of 10.2 megajoules of energy per …

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Light needs for plant Acanthocalycium thionanthum in Nashville, Tennessee

Daylight will increase by 1.0 hours 📈

February 1st, 2023

This month, Nashville is getting an average of 6.6 hours of clear sky sunlight per day.

Hours of daylight will increase by 9.9% over the next two weeks. Your plants will get 10.7 total hours of da…

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Finding light for Acanthocalycium thionanthum in your home

Light needs and placement for plant Acanthocalycium thionanthum: 1ft from a window
1ft or less from
a window

Acanthocalycium thionanthum love being close to bright, sunny windows 😎.

Place it less than 1ft from a south-facing window to ensure it receives enough light to survive during this time of reduced sunlight intensity in Nashville, Tennessee ⛅.

Acanthocalycium thionanthum does not tolerate low-light 🚫.

Nutrients

How to fertilize Acanthocalycium thionanthum

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

When to repot Acanthocalycium thionanthum

Nutrient needs for plant Acanthocalycium thionanthum in Nashville, Tennessee

Is this a good time of year to repot? No ⏳

January 26th, 2023

The growing potential in Nashville is low 📉.

Repotting in late fall or winter when the day lengths are shorter can be very stressful for a plant and cause it to go into shock.

It's best to rep…

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Care Summary for Acanthocalycium thionanthum

Acanthocalycium thionanthum

Acanthocalycium thionanthum


Greg recommends:

Water

0.5 cups every 12 days

Placement

< 1ft from a window

Nutrients

Repot after 2x growth

Based on your location in Nashville, Tennessee, the 4” pot your plant is in, and that it doesn’t get direct sunlight.

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