Plant Care Coquimbano

Coquimbano

Also known as

Cereus pepinianus, Copiapoa alticostata, Copiapoa armata, Copiapoa coquimbana, Copiapoa coquimbana alticostata, Copiapoa coquimbana andina, Copiapoa coquimbana coquimbana, Copiapoa coquimbana pseudocoquimbana, Copiapoa coquimbana rubispina, Copiapoa coquimbana vallenarensis, Copiapoa coquimbana wagenknechtii, Copiapoa echinata pulla, Copiapoa fiedleriana, Copiapoa intermedia, Copiapoa neocoquimbana, Copiapoa pendulina, Copiapoa pepiniana, Copiapoa pepiniana fiedleriana, Copiapoa pseudocoquimbana, Copiapoa pseudocoquimbana chaniarensis, Copiapoa pseudocoquimbana domeykoensis, Copiapoa pseudocoquimbana vulgata, Copiapoa serenana, Copiapoa vallenarensis, Copiapoa wagenknechtii, Echinocactus coquimbanus, Echinocactus pepinianus and Neoporteria pepiniana

Taxonomy

Copiapoa coquimbana
Copiapoa
Cactaceae
Caryophyllales

How to care for Coquimbano

Water

How often to water your Coquimbano

Water needs for Coquimbano
0.5 cups
every 12

Coquimbano 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.

Water 0.5 cups every
12

Does your plant get direct sunlight?

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5"
Light

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Finding light for Coquimbano in your home

Light needs and placement for plant Coquimbano: 1ft from a window
1ft or less from
a window

Coquimbano love being close to bright, sunny windows 😎.

Place it less than 1ft from a south-facing window to maximize the potential for growth.

Coquimbano does not tolerate low-light 🚫.

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Nutrients

How to fertilize Coquimbano

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

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Care Summary for Coquimbano

Coquimbano


Greg recommends:

Water

0.5 cups every 12 days

Placement

< 1ft 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.

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