Austrocylindropuntia subulata 'Gumby'
How to care for Opuntia Gumby
Opuntia Gumby needs 0.5 cups of water every 12 when it doesn’t get direct sunlight and is potted in a 5" pot located in Tampa, Florida.
Use our water calculator to personalize watering recommendations to your environment or download Greg for more advanced recommendations for all of your plants.
December 1st, 2021
Sunlight energy as measured by “net radiation” in Tampa is currently medium 👌.
The availability of high quality sunlight in your home impacts ability for plants to thrive and is key in determining…
November 28th, 2021
Tampa is trending towards lower sunlight intensity!
The amount of sunlight in Tampa is expected to decrease by 19.5% over the next 2 weeks to an average of 10.8 megajoules of energy per m2 per day…
November 29th, 2021
This month, Tampa is getting an average of 9.1 hours of clear sky sunlight per day.
Hours of daylight will decrease by 6.5% over the next two weeks. Your plants will get 10.2 total hours of daylig…
Opuntia Gumby love being close to bright, sunny windows 😎.
Place it less than 1ft from a south-facing window to maximize the potential for growth.
Opuntia Gumby does not tolerate low light 🚫.
Tampa, Florida currently has medium levels of sunlight intensity, you can help this plant grow by treating it to ample light ☀️.
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 Opuntia Gumby after it doubles in size or once a year—whichever comes first.