Plant Care Bruch's Chin Cactus

Bruch's Chin Cactus

Also known as

chin cactus

Taxonomy

Gymnocalycium bruchii
Gymnocalycium
Cactaceae
Caryophyllales

How to care for Bruch's Chin Cactus

Water

How often to water your Bruch's Chin Cactus

Water needs for Bruch's Chin Cactus
0.5 cups
every 12

Bruch's Chin Cactus needs 0.5 cups of water every 12 when it doesn’t get direct sunlight and is potted in a 5" pot located in Westerville, Ohio.

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 Bruch's Chin Cactus

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 Bruch's Chin Cactus in Westerville, Ohio

Westerville, Ohio

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Finding light for Bruch's Chin Cactus in your home

Light needs and placement for plant Bruch's Chin Cactus: 1ft from a window
1ft or less from
a window

Bruch's Chin Cactus 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 Westerville, Ohio ⛅.

Bruch's Chin Cactus does not tolerate low-light 🚫.

Nutrients

How to fertilize Bruch's Chin Cactus

Nutrient, fertilizer, and repotting needs for Bruch's Chin Cactus: 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 Bruch's Chin Cactus after it doubles in size or once a year—whichever comes first.

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Care Summary for Bruch's Chin Cactus

Bruch's Chin Cactus

Bruch's Chin Cactus


Greg recommends:

Water

0.5 cups every 12 days

Placement

< 1ft from a window

Nutrients

Repot after 2x growth

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

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