Plant Care Gibbaeum comptonii

Gibbaeum comptonii

Taxonomy

Gibbaeum comptonii
Gibbaeum

How to care for Gibbaeum comptonii

Water

How often to water your Gibbaeum comptonii

Water needs for Gibbaeum comptonii
0.5 cups
every 12

Gibbaeum comptonii needs 0.5 cups of water every 12 when it doesn’t get direct sunlight and is potted in a 5" pot located in San Jose, California.

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 Gibbaeum comptonii

Water 0.5 cups every
12

Does your plant get direct sunlight?

Select the pot size

5"
Light

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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 Gibbaeum comptonii in San Jose, California

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Growing Gibbaeum comptonii in San Jose right now

Light needs for plant Gibbaeum comptonii in San Jose, California

Plant growth potential is currently low 📉

January 17th, 2022

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

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

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Light needs for plant Gibbaeum comptonii in San Jose, California

Sunlight will increase by 20.1% ☀️

January 18th, 2022

San Jose is trending towards greater sunlight intensity!

The amount of sunlight in San Jose is expected to increase by 20.1% over the next 2 weeks to an average of 10.3 megajoules of energy per m2…

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Light needs for plant Gibbaeum comptonii in San Jose, California

Daylight will increase by 0.6 hours 📈

January 18th, 2022

This month, San Jose is getting an average of 8.7 hours of clear sky sunlight per day.

Hours of daylight will increase by 6.2% over the next two weeks. Your plants will get 10.2 total hours of day…

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Finding light for Gibbaeum comptonii in your home

Light needs and placement for plant Gibbaeum comptonii: 3ft from a window
3ft or less from
a window

Gibbaeum comptonii may have difficulty thriving, and will drop leaves 🍃, without ample sunlight.

Place it less than 3 feet from a south-facing window to keep it happy during this time of reduced sunlight intensity in San Jose, California ⛅.

Nutrients

How to fertilize Gibbaeum comptonii

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

Care Summary for Gibbaeum comptonii

Gibbaeum comptonii

Gibbaeum comptonii


Greg recommends:

Water

0.5 cups every 12 days

Placement

< 3ft from a window

Nutrients

Repot after 2x growth

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

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