Plant Care Echinopsis minima cristata

Echinopsis minima cristata

Taxonomy

Echinopsis f. cristata 'Minima'
Echinopsis
Cactaceae
Caryophyllales

How to care for Echinopsis minima cristata

Water

How often to water your Echinopsis minima cristata

Water needs for Echinopsis minima cristata
0.5 cups
every 12

Echinopsis minima cristata needs 0.5 cups of water every 12 when it doesn’t get direct sunlight and is potted in a 5" pot located in Nashville, Tennessee.

Use our water calculator to personalize watering recommendations to your environment or download Greg for more advanced recommendations for all of your plants.

Water 0.5 cups every
12

Does your plant get direct sunlight?

Select the pot size

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 Echinopsis minima cristata in Nashville, Tennessee

Nashville, Tennessee

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Finding light for Echinopsis minima cristata in your home

Light needs and placement for plant Echinopsis minima cristata: 1ft from a window
1ft or less from
a window

Echinopsis minima cristata 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 Nashville, Tennessee ⛅.

Echinopsis minima cristata does not tolerate low-light 🚫.

Nutrients

How to fertilize Echinopsis minima cristata

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

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Care Summary for Echinopsis minima cristata

Echinopsis minima cristata


Greg recommends:

Water

0.5 cups every 12 days

Placement

< 1ft from a window

Nutrients

Repot after 2x growth

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

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