Plant Care Chiotilla

Chiotilla

Also known as

Jiotilla

Taxonomy

Escontria chiotilla
Escontria
Cactaceae
Caryophyllales

How to care for Chiotilla

Water

How often to water your Chiotilla

Water needs for Chiotilla
0.5 cups
every 12

Chiotilla needs 0.5 cups of water every 12 when it doesn’t get direct sunlight and is potted in a 5" pot located in Charlotte, North Carolina.

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 Chiotilla

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 Chiotilla in Charlotte, North Carolina

Charlotte, North Carolina

37% Low

Growing Chiotilla in Charlotte right now

Light needs for plant Chiotilla in Charlotte, North Carolina

Plant growth potential is currently low 📉

February 6th, 2023

Sunlight intensity as measured by “net radiation” in Charlotte 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 Chiotilla in Charlotte, North Carolina

Sunlight will increase by 35.3% ☀️

February 6th, 2023

Charlotte is trending towards greater sunlight intensity!

The amount of sunlight in Charlotte is expected to increase by 35.3% over the next 2 weeks to an average of 11.0 megajoules of energy per …

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Light needs for plant Chiotilla in Charlotte, North Carolina

Daylight will increase by 0.9 hours 📈

February 2nd, 2023

This month, Charlotte is getting an average of 6.7 hours of clear sky sunlight per day.

Hours of daylight will increase by 9.7% over the next two weeks. Your plants will get 10.8 total hours of da…

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Finding light for Chiotilla in your home

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

Chiotilla 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 Charlotte, North Carolina ⛅.

Chiotilla does not tolerate low-light 🚫.

Nutrients

How to fertilize Chiotilla

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

When to repot Chiotilla

Nutrient needs for plant Chiotilla in Charlotte, North Carolina

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

February 5th, 2023

The growing potential in Charlotte is 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 to rep…

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Care Summary for Chiotilla

Chiotilla

Chiotilla


Greg recommends:

Water

0.5 cups every 12 days

Placement

< 1ft from a window

Nutrients

Repot after 2x growth

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

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