Plant Care Road Kill Cactus
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Road Kill Cactus

4.3 out of 5 (4 experiences)

Road Kill Cactus has a Survivor plant personality Survivor
Road Kill Cactus has a Fast grower plant personality Fast grower

Taxonomy

Consolea rubescens
Consolea

How to care for Road Kill Cactus

Water

How often to water your Road Kill Cactus

Water needs for Road Kill Cactus
0.5 cups
every 12

Road Kill Cactus needs 0.5 cups of water every 12 when it doesn’t get direct sunlight and is potted in a 5" pot.

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 Road Kill Cactus

Water 0.5 cups every
12

Does your plant get direct sunlight?

Select the pot size

5"
Light

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Finding light for Road Kill Cactus in your home

Light needs and placement for plant Road Kill Cactus: 3ft from a window
3ft or less from
a window

Road Kill Cactus may have difficulty thriving, and will drop leaves 🍃, without ample sunlight.

Place it less than 3 feet from a south-facing window to maximize the potential for growth.

Select your region to see how the current weather in your area affects the placement of Road Kill Cactus in your home 🏡.

Nutrients

How to fertilize Road Kill Cactus

Nutrient, fertilizer, and repotting needs for Road Kill Cactus: 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 Road Kill Cactus after it doubles in size or once a year—whichever comes first.

Care Summary for Road Kill Cactus

Road Kill Cactus

Road Kill Cactus


Greg recommends:

Water

0.5 cups every 12 days

Placement

< 3ft from a window

Nutrients

Repot after 2x growth

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

What other plant parents say

Road Kill Cactus has a Survivor plant personality Survivor 3
Road Kill Cactus has a Fast grower plant personality Fast grower 2
Road Kill Cactus has a Browns easily plant personality Browns easily 1
Road Kill Cactus has a Pet friendly plant personality Pet friendly 1
Dannielle avatar
@Dannielle
leaf-1 14 Plants
xp 312 XP
globe Harpenden, England
07/20/2021

Never know what it wants, defiantly need good light or will lean and fall over like mine is

Browns easily Browns easily
Justplanty avatar
@Justplanty
leaf-1 91 Plants
xp 2,794 XP
07/12/2021

I got this baby when it only had two offsprings and now look at her grow. Such an easy cactus to care for

Fast grower Fast grower
Survivor Survivor

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