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 Seattle, Washington.

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 Seattle, Washington

Seattle, Washington

23% Very Low

Growing Gymnocalycium baldianum 'variegata' in Seattle right now

Light needs for plant Gymnocalycium baldianum 'variegata' in Seattle, Washington

Plant growth potential is currently very low 📉

January 18th, 2022

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

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

Read more

Light needs for plant Gymnocalycium baldianum 'variegata' in Seattle, Washington

Sunlight will increase by 34% ☀️

January 17th, 2022

Seattle is trending towards greater sunlight intensity!

The amount of sunlight in Seattle is expected to increase by 34% over the next 2 weeks to an average of 6.8 megajoules of energy per m2 per …

Read more

Light needs for plant Gymnocalycium baldianum 'variegata' in Seattle, Washington

Daylight will increase by 0.9 hours 📈

January 18th, 2022

This month, Seattle is getting an average of 7.4 hours of clear sky sunlight per day.

Hours of daylight will increase by 10.1% over the next two weeks. Your plants will get 9.3 total hours of dayl…

Read more

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 Seattle, Washington ⛅.

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.

When to repot Gymnocalycium baldianum 'variegata'

Nutrient needs for plant Gymnocalycium baldianum 'variegata' in Seattle, Washington

Is this a good time of year to repot? No ⏳

January 12th, 2022

The growing potential in Seattle is very low 📉.

Repotting in late fall or winter when the day lengths are shorter can be very stressful for a plant and cause it to go into shock.

It's best to …

Read more

FAQs
Water Needs
Sunlight Needs
Toxicity

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

Trending in your area

Similar to Gymnocalycium baldianum 'variegata'

Discover rare plants

This plant is popular in