Plant Care Chihuahua Flower

Chihuahua Flower

Also known as

Tacitus bellus

Taxonomy

Graptopetalum bellus
Graptopetalum
Crassulaceae
Saxifragales

How to care for Chihuahua Flower

Water

How often to water your Chihuahua Flower

Water needs for Chihuahua Flower
0.5 cups
every 12

Chihuahua Flower needs 0.5 cups of water every 12 when it doesn’t get direct sunlight and is potted in a 5" pot located in Austin, TX.

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 Chihuahua Flower

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 Chihuahua Flower in Austin, TX

Austin, TX

83% High

Growing Chihuahua Flower in Austin right now

Light needs for plant Chihuahua Flower in Austin, TX

Plant growth potential is currently very high 📈

June 13th, 2021

Sunlight intensity as measured by “net radiation” in Austin is currently very high 📈. The plant growth potential in your area is currently at its peak! 🌿

The availability of high quality sunlight …

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Light needs for plant Chihuahua Flower in Austin, TX

Sunlight intensity will increase by 6% ☀️

June 11th, 2021

Austin is trending towards greater sunlight intensity!

The amount of sunlight in Austin is expected to increase by 6% over the next 2 weeks to an average of 19.4 megajoules of energy per m2 per da…

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Light needs for plant Chihuahua Flower in Austin, TX

Daylight will increase by 0.6 hours 📈

June 12th, 2021

This month, Austin is getting an average of 9.6 hours of clear sky sunlight per day.

Hours of daylight will increase by 4.8% over the next two weeks. Your plants will get 13.9 total hours of dayli…

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Finding light for Chihuahua Flower in your home

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

Chihuahua Flower love being close to bright, sunny windows 😎.

Place it less than 1ft from a south-facing window to maximize the potential for growth during this time of higher sunlight intensity in Austin, TX ☀️.

This is a great time to watch your Chihuahua Flower thrive 🌿!

Nutrients

How to fertilize Chihuahua Flower

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

When to repot Chihuahua Flower

Nutrient needs for plant Chihuahua Flower in Austin, TX

Is this a good time of year to repot? Yes! 🪴

June 12th, 2021

The growing potential in Austin is high 📈.

It's best to repot plants during their active growing periods when they have the energy to re-establish their roots! This is a great time to repot any pl…

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Care Summary for Chihuahua Flower

Chihuahua Flower

Chihuahua Flower


Greg recommends:

Water

0.5 cups every 12 days

Placement

< 1ft from a window

Nutrients

Repot after 2x growth

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

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