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 Minneapolis, Minnesota.

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?

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 Gymnocalycium baldianum 'variegata' in Minneapolis, Minnesota

Minneapolis, Minnesota

78% High

Growing Gymnocalycium baldianum 'variegata' in Minneapolis right now

Light needs for plant Gymnocalycium baldianum 'variegata' in Minneapolis, Minnesota

Plant growth potential is currently high 📈

May 29th, 2022

Sunlight intensity as measured by “net radiation” in Minneapolis is currently high 📈.

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

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Light needs for plant Gymnocalycium baldianum 'variegata' in Minneapolis, Minnesota

Sunlight will increase by 16.3% ☀️

May 28th, 2022

Minneapolis is trending towards greater sunlight intensity!

The amount of sunlight in Minneapolis is expected to increase by 16.3% over the next 2 weeks to an average of 19.8 megajoules of energy …

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Light needs for plant Gymnocalycium baldianum 'variegata' in Minneapolis, Minnesota

Daylight will increase by 1.5 hours 📈

May 27th, 2022

This month, Minneapolis is getting an average of 10.0 hours of clear sky sunlight per day.

Hours of daylight will increase by 10.9% over the next two weeks. Your plants will get 15.3 total hours o…

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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 maximize the potential for growth during this time of higher sunlight intensity in Minneapolis, Minnesota ☀️.

This is a great time to watch your Gymnocalycium baldianum 'variegata' thrive 🌿!

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.

When to repot Gymnocalycium baldianum 'variegata'

Nutrient needs for plant Gymnocalycium baldianum 'variegata' in Minneapolis, Minnesota

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

May 26th, 2022

The growing potential in Minneapolis 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 a…

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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 Minneapolis, Minnesota, the 4” pot your plant is in, and that it doesn’t get direct sunlight.

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