Plant Care Rainbow Burst
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Rainbow Burst

5.0 out of 5 (2 experiences)

Rainbow Burst has a Survivor plant personality Survivor
Rainbow Burst has a Blooms easily plant personality Blooms easily

Taxonomy

Echinopsis 'Rainbow Burst'
Echinopsis
Cactaceae
Caryophyllales

How to care for Rainbow Burst

Water

How often to water your Rainbow Burst

Water needs for Rainbow Burst
0.5 cups
every 12

Rainbow Burst 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 Rainbow Burst

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 Rainbow Burst in your home

Light needs and placement for plant Rainbow Burst: 1ft from a window
1ft or less from
a window

Rainbow Burst love being close to bright, sunny windows 😎.

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

Rainbow Burst does not tolerate low-light 🚫.

Select your region to see how the current weather in your area affects the placement of Rainbow Burst in your home 🏡.

Nutrients

How to fertilize Rainbow Burst

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

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Care Summary for Rainbow Burst

Rainbow Burst

Rainbow Burst


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

Rainbow Burst has a Survivor plant personality Survivor 1
Rainbow Burst has a Blooms easily plant personality Blooms easily 1
Rainbow Burst has a Fast grower plant personality Fast grower 1
Honeyyvoiced avatar
@Honeyyvoiced
leaf-1 62 Plants
xp 2,664 XP
globe Kenosha, Wisconsin
08/11/2021

Cute little plant, very hardy. Be careful around the spines though

Survivor Survivor
Emmalynmeyer avatar
@Emmalynmeyer
leaf-1 4 Plants
xp 71 XP
globe Tempe, Arizona
07/25/2021

Beautiful but grows from fairly normal-sized to huge in just 4-6 months! Plan on transferring to a large round pot when it outgrows the previous one.

Blooms easily Blooms easily
Fast grower Fast grower

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