Golden Rat Tail
Also known as
cactus, Hildewintera aureispina cristata and Hildewintera aureispina
How to care for Golden Rat Tail
Golden Rat Tail needs 0.5 cups of water every 12 when it doesn’t get direct sunlight and is potted in a 5" pot.
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Golden Rat Tail love being close to bright, sunny windows 😎.
Place it less than 1ft from a south-facing window to maximize the potential for growth.
Golden Rat Tail 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 Golden Rat Tail after it doubles in size or once a year—whichever comes first.