Plant Care Cereus peruvianus 'Paolina'

Cereus peruvianus 'Paolina'

Also known as

Cereus Paolina Euro

Taxonomy

Cereus repandus 'Paolina'
Cereus
Cactaceae
Caryophyllales

How to care for Cereus peruvianus 'Paolina'

Water

How often to water your Cereus peruvianus 'Paolina'

Water needs for Cereus peruvianus 'Paolina'
0.5 cups
every 12

Cereus peruvianus 'Paolina' needs 0.5 cups of water every 12 when it doesn’t get direct sunlight and is potted in a 5" pot located in Washington, District of Columbia.

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 Cereus peruvianus 'Paolina'

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 Cereus peruvianus 'Paolina' in Washington, District of Columbia

Washington, District of Columbia

81% High

Growing Cereus peruvianus 'Paolina' in Washington right now

Light needs for plant Cereus peruvianus 'Paolina' in Washington, District of Columbia

Plant growth potential is currently very high 📈

May 23rd, 2022

Sunlight intensity as measured by “net radiation” in Washington is currently very high 📈. The plant growth potential in your area is currently at its peak! 🌿

The availability of high quality sunli…

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Light needs for plant Cereus peruvianus 'Paolina' in Washington, District of Columbia

Sunlight will increase by 14.9% ☀️

May 23rd, 2022

Washington is trending towards greater sunlight intensity!

The amount of sunlight in Washington is expected to increase by 14.9% over the next 2 weeks to an average of 20.5 megajoules of energy pe…

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Light needs for plant Cereus peruvianus 'Paolina' in Washington, District of Columbia

Daylight will increase by 1.3 hours 📈

May 23rd, 2022

This month, Washington is getting an average of 10.4 hours of clear sky sunlight per day.

Hours of daylight will increase by 9.7% over the next two weeks. Your plants will get 14.6 total hours of …

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Finding light for Cereus peruvianus 'Paolina' in your home

Light needs and placement for plant Cereus peruvianus 'Paolina': 1ft from a window
1ft or less from
a window

Cereus peruvianus 'Paolina' love being close to bright, sunny windows 😎.

Place it less than 1ft from a south-facing window to maximize the potential for growth during this time of higher sunlight intensity in Washington, District of Columbia ☀️.

This is a great time to watch your Cereus peruvianus 'Paolina' thrive 🌿!

Nutrients

How to fertilize Cereus peruvianus 'Paolina'

Nutrient, fertilizer, and repotting needs for Cereus peruvianus 'Paolina': 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 Cereus peruvianus 'Paolina' after it doubles in size or once a year—whichever comes first.

When to repot Cereus peruvianus 'Paolina'

Nutrient needs for plant Cereus peruvianus 'Paolina' in Washington, District of Columbia

Is this a good time of year to repot? Yes! 🪴

May 22nd, 2022

The growing potential in Washington is high 📈.

It's best to repot plants during their active growing periods when they have the energy to re-establish their roots! This is a great time to repot an…

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Care Summary for Cereus peruvianus 'Paolina'

Cereus peruvianus 'Paolina'

Cereus peruvianus 'Paolina'


Greg recommends:

Water

0.5 cups every 12 days

Placement

< 1ft from a window

Nutrients

Repot after 2x growth

Based on your location in Washington, District of Columbia, the 4” pot your plant is in, and that it doesn’t get direct sunlight.

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