Plant Care Easter Lily Cactus

Easter Lily Cactus

About Easter Lily Cactus

Easter Lily Cactus is a relatively rare houseplant 🌿 that needs very little water to thrive. They do best in long-lasting, direct light ☀️ and should be less than 1 foot from a window.

Easter Lily Cactus likes soil that is extremely well-draining. Your plant shouldn't need added fertilizers if you repot each time it doubles in size.


Echinopsis oxygona

Also known as

Pink Easter Lily Cactus and Night-Blooming Hedge-Hogs

How to care for Easter Lily Cactus


How often to water your Easter Lily Cactus

Water needs for Easter Lily Cactus
0.5 cups
every 12

Easter Lily 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 Easter Lily Cactus

Water 0.5 cups every

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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 Easter Lily Cactus in your home

Light needs and placement for plant Easter Lily Cactus: 1ft from a window
1ft or less from
a window

Easter Lily Cactus love being close to bright, sunny windows 😎.

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

Easter Lily Cactus does not tolerate low-light 🚫.

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


How to fertilize Easter Lily Cactus

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

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Care Summary for Easter Lily Cactus

Easter Lily Cactus

Easter Lily Cactus

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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