Plant Care Copiapoa humilis 'Tenuissima'

Copiapoa humilis 'Tenuissima'

Taxonomy

Copiapoa humilis 'Tenuissima'
Copiapoa
Cactaceae
Caryophyllales

How to care for Copiapoa humilis 'Tenuissima'

Water

How often to water your Copiapoa humilis 'Tenuissima'

Water needs for Copiapoa humilis 'Tenuissima'
0.5 cups
every 12

Copiapoa humilis 'Tenuissima' 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 Copiapoa humilis 'Tenuissima'

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 Copiapoa humilis 'Tenuissima' in your home

Light needs and placement for plant Copiapoa humilis 'Tenuissima': 1ft from a window
1ft or less from
a window

Copiapoa humilis 'Tenuissima' love being close to bright, sunny windows 😎.

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

Copiapoa humilis 'Tenuissima' does not tolerate low-light 🚫.

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Nutrients

How to fertilize Copiapoa humilis 'Tenuissima'

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

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Care Summary for Copiapoa humilis 'Tenuissima'

Copiapoa humilis 'Tenuissima'

Copiapoa humilis 'Tenuissima'


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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