Plant Care Echinopsis schickendantzii

Echinopsis schickendantzii

Taxonomy

Echinopsis schickendantzii
Echinopsis
Cactaceae
Caryophyllales

How to care for Echinopsis schickendantzii

Water

How often to water your Echinopsis schickendantzii

Water needs for Echinopsis schickendantzii
0.5 cups
every 12

Echinopsis schickendantzii needs 0.5 cups of water every 12 when it doesn’t get direct sunlight and is potted in a 5" pot located in Baltimore, Maryland.

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 Echinopsis schickendantzii

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.

Plant care guide for Echinopsis schickendantzii in Baltimore, Maryland

Baltimore, Maryland

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Growing Echinopsis schickendantzii in Baltimore right now

Light needs for plant Echinopsis schickendantzii in Baltimore, Maryland

Plant growth potential is currently low 📉

December 5th, 2021

Sunlight intensity as measured by “net radiation” in Baltimore is currently low 📉.

The availability of high quality sunlight in your home impacts ability for plants to thrive and is key in determi…

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Light needs for plant Echinopsis schickendantzii in Baltimore, Maryland

Sunlight intensity will decrease by 25.9% ☀️

December 4th, 2021

Baltimore is trending towards lower sunlight intensity!

The amount of sunlight in Baltimore is expected to decrease by 25.9% over the next 2 weeks to an average of 7.2 megajoules of energy per m2

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Light needs for plant Echinopsis schickendantzii in Baltimore, Maryland

Daylight will decrease by 1.0 hours 📉

December 4th, 2021

This month, Baltimore is getting an average of 8.5 hours of clear sky sunlight per day.

Hours of daylight will decrease by 9.5% over the next two weeks. Your plants will get 9.2 total hours of day…

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Finding light for Echinopsis schickendantzii in your home

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

Echinopsis schickendantzii 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 Baltimore, Maryland ⛅.

Echinopsis schickendantzii does not tolerate low-light 🚫.

Nutrients

How to fertilize Echinopsis schickendantzii

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

When to repot Echinopsis schickendantzii

Nutrient needs for plant Echinopsis schickendantzii in Baltimore, Maryland

Is this a good time of year to repot? No ⏳

December 3rd, 2021

The growing potential in Baltimore is very low 📉.

Repotting in late fall or winter when the day lengths are shorter can be very stressful for a plant and cause it to go into shock.

It's best t…

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Care Summary for Echinopsis schickendantzii

Echinopsis schickendantzii

Echinopsis schickendantzii


Greg recommends:

Water

0.5 cups every 12 days

Placement

< 1ft from a window

Nutrients

Repot after 2x growth

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

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