Plant Care Eriosyce oculta

Eriosyce oculta

Taxonomy

Eriosyce oculta
Eriosyce
Cactaceae
Caryophyllales

How to care for Eriosyce oculta

Water

How often to water your Eriosyce oculta

Water needs for Eriosyce oculta
0.5 cups
every 12

Eriosyce oculta needs 0.5 cups of water every 12 when it doesn’t get direct sunlight and is potted in a 5" pot located in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.

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 Eriosyce oculta

Water 0.5 cups every
12

Does your plant get direct sunlight?

Select the pot size

5"
Light

Check the growing potential in your area

A plant's growing potential is determined from its location, the time of year, and current local weather.

Plant care guide for Eriosyce oculta in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

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Growing Eriosyce oculta in Philadelphia right now

Light needs for plant Eriosyce oculta in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Plant growth potential is currently low 📉

December 1st, 2021

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

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

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Light needs for plant Eriosyce oculta in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Sunlight intensity will decrease by 28.4% ☀️

December 1st, 2021

Philadelphia is trending towards lower sunlight intensity!

The amount of sunlight in Philadelphia is expected to decrease by 28.4% over the next 2 weeks to an average of 6.7 megajoules of energy p…

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Light needs for plant Eriosyce oculta in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Daylight will decrease by 1.1 hours 📉

December 1st, 2021

This month, Philadelphia is getting an average of 8.0 hours of clear sky sunlight per day.

Hours of daylight will decrease by 10.6% over the next two weeks. Your plants will get 9.2 total hours of…

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Finding light for Eriosyce oculta in your home

Light needs and placement for plant Eriosyce oculta: 1ft from a window
1ft or less from
a window

Eriosyce oculta 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 Philadelphia, Pennsylvania ⛅.

Eriosyce oculta does not tolerate low-light 🚫.

Nutrients

How to fertilize Eriosyce oculta

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

When to repot Eriosyce oculta

Nutrient needs for plant Eriosyce oculta in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

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

December 1st, 2021

The growing potential in Philadelphia 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 bes…

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Care Summary for Eriosyce oculta

Eriosyce oculta

Eriosyce oculta


Greg recommends:

Water

0.5 cups every 12 days

Placement

< 1ft from a window

Nutrients

Repot after 2x growth

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

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