Plant Care Echinocereus subinermis

Echinocereus subinermis

Also known as

Cereus subinermis


Echinocereus subinermis

How to care for Echinocereus subinermis


How often to water your Echinocereus subinermis

Water needs for Echinocereus subinermis
0.5 cups
every 12

Echinocereus subinermis 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 Echinocereus subinermis

Water 0.5 cups every

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Finding light for Echinocereus subinermis in your home

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

Echinocereus subinermis love being close to bright, sunny windows 😎.

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

Echinocereus subinermis does not tolerate low-light 🚫.

Select your region to see how the current weather in your area affects the placement of Echinocereus subinermis in your home 🏡.


How to fertilize Echinocereus subinermis

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

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Care Summary for Echinocereus subinermis

Echinocereus subinermis

Echinocereus subinermis

Greg recommends:


0.5 cups every 12 days


< 1ft 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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