Plant Care Discocactus Araneispinus

Discocactus Araneispinus


Discocactus zehntneri subsp. boomianus

How to care for Discocactus Araneispinus


How often to water your Discocactus Araneispinus

Water needs for Discocactus Araneispinus
0.5 cups
every 12

Discocactus Araneispinus 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 Discocactus Araneispinus

Water 0.5 cups every

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Finding light for Discocactus Araneispinus in your home

Light needs and placement for plant Discocactus Araneispinus: 3ft from a window
3ft or less from
a window

Discocactus Araneispinus 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.

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How to fertilize Discocactus Araneispinus

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

Care Summary for Discocactus Araneispinus

Discocactus Araneispinus

Discocactus Araneispinus

Greg recommends:


0.5 cups every 12 days


< 3ft from a window


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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