How to care for Cleistocactus icosagonus
Cleistocactus icosagonus needs 0.5 cups of water every 12 when it doesn’t get direct sunlight and is potted in a 5" pot located in San Diego, California.
Use our water calculator to personalize watering recommendations to your environment or download Greg for more advanced recommendations for all of your plants.
December 4th, 2022
Sunlight intensity as measured by “net radiation” in San Diego is currently low 📉.
The availability of high quality sunlight in your home impacts ability for plants to thrive and is key in determi…
December 5th, 2022
San Diego is trending towards lower sunlight intensity!
The amount of sunlight in San Diego is expected to decrease by 19.3% over the next 2 weeks to an average of 9.9 megajoules of energy per m2 …
December 5th, 2022
This month, San Diego is getting an average of 9.8 hours of clear sky sunlight per day.
Hours of daylight will decrease by 6.9% over the next two weeks. Your plants will get 9.8 total hours of day…
Cleistocactus icosagonus love being close to bright, sunny windows 😎.
Place it less than 1ft from a south-facing window to maximize the potential for growth.
Cleistocactus icosagonus does not tolerate low light 🚫.
San Diego, California 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 Cleistocactus icosagonus after it doubles in size or once a year—whichever comes first.
November 28th, 2022
The growing potential in San Diego is medium 👌.
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 a…