Plant Care Dinteranthus microspermus puberulus

Dinteranthus microspermus puberulus

Also known as

Living Stone

Taxonomy

Dinteranthus microspermus x puberulus
Dinteranthus
Aizoaceae
Caryophyllales

How to care for Dinteranthus microspermus puberulus

Water

How often to water your Dinteranthus microspermus puberulus

Water needs for Dinteranthus microspermus puberulus
0.5 cups
every 12

Dinteranthus microspermus puberulus needs 0.5 cups of water every 12 when it doesn’t get direct sunlight and is potted in a 5" pot located in San Diego, California.

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 Dinteranthus microspermus puberulus

Water 0.5 cups every
12

Does your plant get direct sunlight?

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5"
Light

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A plant's growing potential is determined from its location, the time of year, and current local weather.

Plant care guide for Dinteranthus microspermus puberulus in San Diego, California

San Diego, California

48% Low

Growing Dinteranthus microspermus puberulus in San Diego right now

Light needs for plant Dinteranthus microspermus puberulus in San Diego, California

Plant growth potential is currently low 📉

February 6th, 2023

Sunlight intensity as measured by “net radiation” in San Diego is currently low 📉.

The availability of high quality sunlight in your home impacts ability for plants to thrive and is key in determi…

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Light needs for plant Dinteranthus microspermus puberulus in San Diego, California

Sunlight will increase by 29.2% ☀️

February 1st, 2023

San Diego is trending towards greater sunlight intensity!

The amount of sunlight in San Diego is expected to increase by 29.2% over the next 2 weeks to an average of 13.4 megajoules of energy per …

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Light needs for plant Dinteranthus microspermus puberulus in San Diego, California

Daylight will increase by 0.9 hours 📈

February 4th, 2023

This month, San Diego is getting an average of 9.3 hours of clear sky sunlight per day.

Hours of daylight will increase by 9% over the next two weeks. Your plants will get 10.9 total hours of dayl…

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Finding light for Dinteranthus microspermus puberulus in your home

Light needs and placement for plant Dinteranthus microspermus puberulus: 1ft from a window
1ft or less from
a window

Dinteranthus microspermus puberulus love being close to bright, sunny windows 😎.

Place it less than 1ft from a south-facing window to ensure it receives enough light to survive during this time of reduced sunlight intensity in San Diego, California ⛅.

Dinteranthus microspermus puberulus does not tolerate low-light 🚫.

Nutrients

How to fertilize Dinteranthus microspermus puberulus

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

When to repot Dinteranthus microspermus puberulus

Nutrient needs for plant Dinteranthus microspermus puberulus in San Diego, California

Is this a good time of year to repot? No ⏳

February 5th, 2023

The growing potential in San Diego is low 📉.

Repotting in late fall or winter when the day lengths are shorter can be very stressful for a plant and cause it to go into shock.

It's best to rep…

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Care Summary for Dinteranthus microspermus puberulus

Dinteranthus microspermus puberulus

Dinteranthus microspermus puberulus


Greg recommends:

Water

0.5 cups every 12 days

Placement

< 1ft from a window

Nutrients

Repot after 2x growth

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

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