Crested Blue Flame
5.0 out of 5 (2 experiences)
Also known as
Crested Blue Candle, Dinosaur Back Plant, Crested Blue Myrtle, Myrtillocactus geometrizans forma cristata and Myrtillocactus Geometrizans Crestato
Myrtillocactus geometrizans f. cristatus
How to care for Crested Blue Flame
Crested Blue Flame 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.
Crested Blue Flame love being close to bright, sunny windows 😎.
Place it less than 1ft from a south-facing window to maximize the potential for growth.
Crested Blue Flame 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 Crested Blue Flame after it doubles in size or once a year—whichever comes first.