Plant Care Peruvian Torch Cactus

Peruvian Torch Cactus

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

Taxonomy

Echinopsis peruviana
Echinopsis
Cactaceae
Caryophyllales

How to care for Peruvian Torch Cactus

Water

How often to water your Peruvian Torch Cactus

Water needs for Peruvian Torch Cactus
0.5 cups
every 12

Peruvian 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 Peruvian Torch Cactus

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.

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Finding light for Peruvian Torch Cactus in your home

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

Peruvian 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.

Peruvian Torch Cactus does not tolerate low-light 🚫.

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

Nutrients

How to fertilize Peruvian Torch Cactus

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

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Care Summary for Peruvian Torch Cactus

Peruvian Torch Cactus

Peruvian 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

Peruvian Torch Cactus has a Fast grower plant personality Fast grower 1
Peruvian Torch Cactus has a Easy to propagate plant personality Easy to propagate 1
Peruvian Torch Cactus has a Survivor plant personality Survivor 1
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Make sure to feed it a good cactus/succulent fertilizer on a regular basis and it’ll grow fast!

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

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