Plant Care Miniature Saguaro

Miniature Saguaro


Euphorbia aeruginosa

How to care for Miniature Saguaro


How often to water your Miniature Saguaro

Water needs for Miniature Saguaro
0.5 cups
every 12

Miniature Saguaro needs 0.5 cups of water every 12 when it doesn’t get direct sunlight and is potted in a 5" pot located in Portland, Oregon.

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 Miniature Saguaro

Water 0.5 cups every

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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 Miniature Saguaro in Portland, Oregon

Portland, Oregon

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Growing Miniature Saguaro in Portland right now

Light needs for plant Miniature Saguaro in Portland, Oregon

Plant growth potential is currently very low 📉

December 2nd, 2021

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

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

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Light needs for plant Miniature Saguaro in Portland, Oregon

Sunlight intensity will decrease by 35.6% ☀️

December 1st, 2021

Portland is trending towards lower sunlight intensity!

The amount of sunlight in Portland is expected to decrease by 35.6% over the next 2 weeks to an average of 5.4 megajoules of energy per m2 pe…

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Light needs for plant Miniature Saguaro in Portland, Oregon

Daylight will decrease by 1.3 hours 📉

December 1st, 2021

This month, Portland is getting an average of 8.6 hours of clear sky sunlight per day.

Hours of daylight will decrease by 13.7% over the next two weeks. Your plants will get 8.5 total hours of day…

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Finding light for Miniature Saguaro in your home

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

Miniature Saguaro 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 Portland, Oregon ⛅.

Miniature Saguaro does not tolerate low-light 🚫.


How to fertilize Miniature Saguaro

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

When to repot Miniature Saguaro

Nutrient needs for plant Miniature Saguaro in Portland, Oregon

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

November 27th, 2021

The growing potential in Portland 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 to…

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Water Needs
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Care Summary for Miniature Saguaro

Miniature Saguaro

Miniature Saguaro

Greg recommends:


0.5 cups every 12 days


< 1ft from a window


Repot after 2x growth

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

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