Plant Care Anacampseros retusa

Anacampseros retusa


Anacampseros retusa

How to care for Anacampseros retusa


How often to water your Anacampseros retusa

Water needs for Anacampseros retusa
0.5 cups
every 12

Anacampseros retusa 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 Anacampseros retusa

Water 0.5 cups every

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Finding light for Anacampseros retusa in your home

Light needs and placement for plant Anacampseros retusa: 3ft from a window
3ft or less from
a window

Anacampseros retusa 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 Anacampseros retusa

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

Care Summary for Anacampseros retusa

Anacampseros retusa

Anacampseros retusa

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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