Plant Care Echinofossulocactus phyllacanthus v. violaciflora

Echinofossulocactus phyllacanthus v. violaciflora

Taxonomy

Echinofossulocactus phyllacanthus v. violaciflora
Echinofossulocactus

How to care for Echinofossulocactus phyllacanthus v. violaciflora

Water

How often to water your Echinofossulocactus phyllacanthus v. violaciflora

Water needs for Echinofossulocactus phyllacanthus v. violaciflora
0.5 cups
every 12

Echinofossulocactus phyllacanthus v. violaciflora 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, CA.

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 Echinofossulocactus phyllacanthus v. violaciflora

Water 0.5 cups every
12

Does your plant get direct sunlight?

Select the pot size

5"
Light

Check the growing potential in your area

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

Plant care guide for Echinofossulocactus phyllacanthus v. violaciflora in San Diego, CA

San Diego, CA

88% High

Growing Echinofossulocactus phyllacanthus v. violaciflora in San Diego right now

Light needs for plant Echinofossulocactus phyllacanthus v. violaciflora in San Diego, CA

Plant growth potential is currently high 📈

June 13th, 2021

Sunlight intensity as measured by “net radiation” in San Diego is currently high 📈.

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

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Light needs for plant Echinofossulocactus phyllacanthus v. violaciflora in San Diego, CA

Sunlight intensity will increase by 5.8% ☀️

June 13th, 2021

San Diego is trending towards greater sunlight intensity!

The amount of sunlight in San Diego is expected to increase by 5.8% over the next 2 weeks to an average of 20.5 megajoules of energy per m…

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Light needs for plant Echinofossulocactus phyllacanthus v. violaciflora in San Diego, CA

Daylight will increase by 0.6 hours 📈

June 13th, 2021

This month, San Diego is getting an average of 10.7 hours of clear sky sunlight per day.

Hours of daylight will increase by 4.7% over the next two weeks. Your plants will get 14.1 total hours of d…

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Finding light for Echinofossulocactus phyllacanthus v. violaciflora in your home

Light needs and placement for plant Echinofossulocactus phyllacanthus v. violaciflora: 3ft from a window
3ft or less from
a window

Echinofossulocactus phyllacanthus v. violaciflora 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 during this time of higher sunlight intensity in San Diego, CA ☀️.️

This is a great time to watch your Echinofossulocactus phyllacanthus v. violaciflora thrive 🌿!

Nutrients

How to fertilize Echinofossulocactus phyllacanthus v. violaciflora

Nutrient, fertilizer, and repotting needs for Echinofossulocactus phyllacanthus v. violaciflora: 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 Echinofossulocactus phyllacanthus v. violaciflora after it doubles in size or once a year—whichever comes first.

When to repot Echinofossulocactus phyllacanthus v. violaciflora

Nutrient needs for plant Echinofossulocactus phyllacanthus v. violaciflora in San Diego, CA

Is this a good time of year to repot? Yes! 🪴

June 11th, 2021

The growing potential in San Diego is high 📈.

It's best to repot plants during their active growing periods when they have the energy to re-establish their roots! This is a great time to repot any…

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Care Summary for Echinofossulocactus phyllacanthus v. violaciflora

Echinofossulocactus phyllacanthus v. violaciflora

Echinofossulocactus phyllacanthus v. violaciflora


Greg recommends:

Water

0.5 cups every 12 days

Placement

< 3ft from a window

Nutrients

Repot after 2x growth

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

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