Also known as
Carduus arizonicus, Carduus bipinnatus, Carduus calcareus, Carduus diffusus, Carduus nidulus, Carduus pulchellus, Carduus rothrockii, Carduus truncatus, Cirsium arizonicum nidulum, Cirsium bipinnatum, Cirsium calcareum, Cirsium calcareum calcareum, Cirsium calcareum pulchellum, Cirsium chuskaense, Cirsium diffusum, Cirsium effusum, Cirsium navajoense, Cirsium nidulum, Cirsium pulchellum, Cirsium pulchellum bipinnatum, Cirsium pulchellum diffusum, Cirsium pulchellum glabrescens, Cirsium pulchellum pulchellum, Cirsium rothrockii, Cnicus bipinnatus, Cnicus calcareus, Cnicus diffusus, Cnicus effusus, Cnicus nidulus, Cnicus rothrockii diffusus and Cnicus rothrockii rothrockii
How to care for Arizona thistle
Arizona thistle needs 0.5 cups of water every 9 when it doesn’t get direct sunlight and is potted in a 5" pot.
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Arizona thistle love being close to bright, sunny windows 😎.
Place it less than 1ft from a south-facing window to maximize the potential for growth.
Arizona thistle does not tolerate low-light 🚫.
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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 Arizona thistle after it doubles in size or once a year—whichever comes first.