Plant Care Cola De Caballo

Cola De Caballo

Also known as

Equisetum bogotense flagelliforme, Equisetum bogotense nudum, Equisetum chilense, Equisetum rinihuense and Equisetum stipulaceum

Taxonomy

Equisetum bogotense
Equisetum
Equisetaceae
Equisetales

How to care for Cola De Caballo

Water

How often to water your Cola De Caballo

Water needs for Cola De Caballo
0.5 cups
every 9

Cola De Caballo needs 0.5 cups of water every 9 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.

Water 0.5 cups every
9

Does your plant get direct sunlight?

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5"
Light

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Finding light for Cola De Caballo in your home

Light needs and placement for plant Cola De Caballo: 1ft from a window
1ft or less from
a window

Cola De Caballo love being close to bright, sunny windows 😎.

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

Cola De Caballo does not tolerate low-light 🚫.

Select your region to see how the current weather in your area affects the placement of Cola De Caballo in your home 🏡.

Nutrients

How to fertilize Cola De Caballo

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

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Care Summary for Cola De Caballo

Cola De Caballo


Greg recommends:

Water

0.5 cups every 9 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.

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