Plant Care Eulychnia castanea var. varispiralis

Eulychnia castanea var. varispiralis

Also known as

Eulychnia spiralis

Taxonomy

Eulychnia castanea var. varispiralis
Eulychnia
Cactaceae
Caryophyllales

How to care for Eulychnia castanea var. varispiralis

Water

How often to water your Eulychnia castanea var. varispiralis

Water needs for Eulychnia castanea var. varispiralis
0.5 cups
every 12

Eulychnia castanea var. varispiralis 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.

Water 0.5 cups every
12

Does your plant get direct sunlight?

Select the pot size

5"
Light

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Finding light for Eulychnia castanea var. varispiralis in your home

Light needs and placement for plant Eulychnia castanea var. varispiralis: 1ft from a window
1ft or less from
a window

Eulychnia castanea var. varispiralis love being close to bright, sunny windows 😎.

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

Eulychnia castanea var. varispiralis does not tolerate low-light 🚫.

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Nutrients

How to fertilize Eulychnia castanea var. varispiralis

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

Care Summary for Eulychnia castanea var. varispiralis

Eulychnia castanea var. varispiralis


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.

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