Plant Care Bolivian Torch Cactus
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Bolivian Torch Cactus

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Bolivian Torch Cactus has a Fast grower plant personality Fast grower
Bolivian Torch Cactus has a Easy to propagate plant personality Easy to propagate

Taxonomy

Echinopsis lageniformis
Echinopsis
Cactaceae
Caryophyllales

How to care for Bolivian Torch Cactus

Water

How often to water your Bolivian Torch Cactus

Water needs for Bolivian Torch Cactus
0.5 cups
every 12

Bolivian Torch Cactus 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 Bolivian Torch Cactus

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.

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Finding light for Bolivian Torch Cactus in your home

Light needs and placement for plant Bolivian Torch Cactus: 1ft from a window
1ft or less from
a window

Bolivian Torch Cactus love being close to bright, sunny windows 😎.

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

Bolivian Torch Cactus does not tolerate low-light 🚫.

Select your region to see how the current weather in your area affects the placement of Bolivian Torch Cactus in your home 🏡.

Nutrients

How to fertilize Bolivian Torch Cactus

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

FAQs
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Care Summary for Bolivian Torch Cactus

Bolivian Torch Cactus

Bolivian Torch Cactus


Greg recommends:

Water

0.5 cups every 12 days

Placement

< 1ft from a window

Nutrients

Repot after 2x growth

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

What other plant parents say

Bolivian Torch Cactus has a Fast grower plant personality Fast grower 1
Bolivian Torch Cactus has a Easy to propagate plant personality Easy to propagate 1
Bolivian Torch Cactus has a Survivor plant personality Survivor 1
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Trichocereus Bridgessi can use a little extra water here and there in the summer (assuming you’re growing outside in an area with hot summers), so long as you have fast draining soil youwont have to worry about root rot.

Fast grower Fast grower
Easy to propagate Easy to propagate
Survivor Survivor

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