Plant Care Austrocylindropuntia Subulata Cristata
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Austrocylindropuntia Subulata Cristata

Also known as

Crested Eve's Needle, Crested Eve's Needle and Austrocylindropuntia subulata cristata

Taxonomy

Opuntia subulata 'Cristata'
Opuntia
Cactaceae
Caryophyllales

How to care for Austrocylindropuntia Subulata Cristata

Water

How often to water your Austrocylindropuntia Subulata Cristata

Water needs for Austrocylindropuntia Subulata Cristata
0.5 cups
every 12

Austrocylindropuntia Subulata Cristata 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 Austrocylindropuntia Subulata Cristata

Water 0.5 cups every
12

Does your plant get direct sunlight?

Select the pot size

5"
Light

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Finding light for Crested Eve's Needle in your home

Light needs and placement for plant Austrocylindropuntia Subulata Cristata: 1ft from a window
1ft or less from
a window

Austrocylindropuntia Subulata Cristata love being close to bright, sunny windows 😎.

Place it less than 1ft from a south-facing window to maximize the potential for growth.

Austrocylindropuntia Subulata Cristata does not tolerate low-light 🚫.

Select your region to see how the current weather in your area affects the placement of Austrocylindropuntia Subulata Cristata in your home 🏡.

Nutrients

How to fertilize Austrocylindropuntia Subulata Cristata

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

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Care Summary for Austrocylindropuntia Subulata Cristata

Austrocylindropuntia Subulata Cristata

Austrocylindropuntia Subulata Cristata


Greg recommends:

Water

0.5 cups every 12 days

Placement

< 1ft from a window

Nutrients

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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