Plant Care Gymnocalycium baldianum 'variegata'

Gymnocalycium baldianum 'variegata'

Taxonomy

Gymnocalycium baldianum 'variegata'
Gymnocalycium
Cactaceae
Caryophyllales

How to care for Gymnocalycium baldianum 'variegata'

Water

How often to water your Gymnocalycium baldianum 'variegata'

Water needs for Gymnocalycium baldianum 'variegata'
0.5 cups
every 12

Gymnocalycium baldianum 'variegata' needs 0.5 cups of water every 12 when it doesn’t get direct sunlight and is potted in a 5" pot located in Louisville, Kentucky.

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 Gymnocalycium baldianum 'variegata'

Water 0.5 cups every
12

Does your plant get direct sunlight?

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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 Gymnocalycium baldianum 'variegata' in Louisville, Kentucky

Louisville, Kentucky

33% Very Low

Growing Gymnocalycium baldianum 'variegata' in Louisville right now

Light needs for plant Gymnocalycium baldianum 'variegata' in Louisville, Kentucky

Plant growth potential is currently low 📉

February 6th, 2023

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

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

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Light needs for plant Gymnocalycium baldianum 'variegata' in Louisville, Kentucky

Sunlight will increase by 39.6% ☀️

February 6th, 2023

Louisville is trending towards greater sunlight intensity!

The amount of sunlight in Louisville is expected to increase by 39.6% over the next 2 weeks to an average of 9.9 megajoules of energy per…

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Light needs for plant Gymnocalycium baldianum 'variegata' in Louisville, Kentucky

Daylight will increase by 1.2 hours 📈

February 8th, 2023

This month, Louisville is getting an average of 6.4 hours of clear sky sunlight per day.

Hours of daylight will increase by 12.6% over the next two weeks. Your plants will get 10.8 total hours of …

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Finding light for Gymnocalycium baldianum 'variegata' in your home

Light needs and placement for plant Gymnocalycium baldianum 'variegata': 1ft from a window
1ft or less from
a window

Gymnocalycium baldianum 'variegata' 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 Louisville, Kentucky ⛅.

Gymnocalycium baldianum 'variegata' does not tolerate low-light 🚫.

Nutrients

How to fertilize Gymnocalycium baldianum 'variegata'

Nutrient, fertilizer, and repotting needs for Gymnocalycium baldianum 'variegata': 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 Gymnocalycium baldianum 'variegata' after it doubles in size or once a year—whichever comes first.

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Care Summary for Gymnocalycium baldianum 'variegata'

Gymnocalycium baldianum 'variegata'

Gymnocalycium baldianum 'variegata'


Greg recommends:

Water

0.5 cups every 12 days

Placement

< 1ft from a window

Nutrients

Repot after 2x growth

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

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