Plant Care Black Gasteria 'Monstrose'

Black Gasteria 'Monstrose'

Taxonomy

Gasteria Nigricans f. Monstrose
Gasteria
Asphodelaceae
Asparagales

How to care for Black Gasteria 'Monstrose'

Water

How often to water your Black Gasteria 'Monstrose'

Water needs for Black Gasteria 'Monstrose'
0.5 cups
every 12

Black Gasteria 'Monstrose' 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.

Calculate water needs of Black Gasteria 'Monstrose'

Water 0.5 cups every
12

Does your plant get direct sunlight?

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5"
Light

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Finding light for Black Gasteria 'Monstrose' in your home

Light needs and placement for plant Black Gasteria 'Monstrose': 3ft from a window
3ft or less from
a window

Black Gasteria 'Monstrose' may have difficulty thriving, and will drop leaves 🍃, without ample sunlight.

Place it less than 3 feet from a south-facing window to maximize the potential for growth.

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Nutrients

How to fertilize Black Gasteria 'Monstrose'

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

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Care Summary for Black Gasteria 'Monstrose'

Black Gasteria 'Monstrose'

Black Gasteria 'Monstrose'


Greg recommends:

Water

0.5 cups every 12 days

Placement

< 3ft 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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