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 Westerville, Ohio.
Use our water calculator to personalize watering recommendations to your environment or download Greg for more advanced recommendations for all of your plants.
November 25th, 2022
Sunlight intensity as measured by “net radiation” in Westerville is currently very low 📉.
The availability of high quality sunlight in your home impacts ability for plants to thrive and is key in …
November 26th, 2022
Westerville is trending towards lower sunlight intensity!
The amount of sunlight in Westerville is expected to decrease by 31.4% over the next 2 weeks to an average of 7.2 megajoules of energy per…
Cleistocactus icosagonus love being close to bright, sunny windows 😎.
Place it less than 1ft from a south-facing window to ensure it receives enough light to survive during this time of reduced sunlight intensity in Westerville, Ohio ⛅.
Cleistocactus icosagonus does not tolerate low-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 22nd, 2022
The growing potential in Westerville is very low 📉.
Repotting in late fall or winter when the day lengths are shorter can be very stressful for a plant and cause it to go into shock.