Plant Care Bergerocactus Emoryi
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Bergerocactus Emoryi

Also known as

Golden snakecactus, Golden snakecactus, Golden cereus, Golden-spined cereus, Bergerocactus and Snake cactus

Taxonomy

Bergerocactus emoryi
Bergerocactus
Cactaceae
Caryophyllales

How to care for Bergerocactus Emoryi

Water

How often to water your Bergerocactus Emoryi

Water needs for Bergerocactus Emoryi
0.5 cups
every 12

Bergerocactus Emoryi 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 Bergerocactus Emoryi

Water 0.5 cups every
12

Does your plant get direct sunlight?

Select the pot size

5"
Light

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A plant's growing potential is determined from its location, the time of year, and current local weather.

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Finding light for Golden snakecactus in your home

Light needs and placement for plant Bergerocactus Emoryi: 1ft from a window
1ft or less from
a window

Bergerocactus Emoryi love being close to bright, sunny windows 😎.

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

Bergerocactus Emoryi does not tolerate low-light 🚫.

Select your region to see how the current weather in your area affects the placement of Bergerocactus Emoryi in your home 🏡.

Nutrients

How to fertilize Bergerocactus Emoryi

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

Care Summary for Bergerocactus Emoryi

Bergerocactus Emoryi

Bergerocactus Emoryi


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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