Plant Care Gymnocalycium cardenasianum
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Gymnocalycium cardenasianum

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Gymnocalycium cardenasianum has a Blooms easily plant personality Blooms easily
Gymnocalycium cardenasianum has a Survivor plant personality Survivor

Taxonomy

Gymnocalycium cardenasianum
Gymnocalycium
Cactaceae
Caryophyllales

How to care for Gymnocalycium cardenasianum

Water

How often to water your Gymnocalycium cardenasianum

Water needs for Gymnocalycium cardenasianum
0.5 cups
every 12

Gymnocalycium cardenasianum needs 0.5 cups of water every 12 when it doesn’t get direct sunlight and is potted in a 5" pot.

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 cardenasianum

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.

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Finding light for Gymnocalycium cardenasianum in your home

Light needs and placement for plant Gymnocalycium cardenasianum: 1ft from a window
1ft or less from
a window

Gymnocalycium cardenasianum love being close to bright, sunny windows 😎.

Place it less than 1ft from a south-facing window to maximize the potential for growth.

Gymnocalycium cardenasianum does not tolerate low-light 🚫.

Select your region to see how the current weather in your area affects the placement of Gymnocalycium cardenasianum in your home 🏡.

Nutrients

How to fertilize Gymnocalycium cardenasianum

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

FAQs
Water Needs
Sunlight Needs

Care Summary for Gymnocalycium cardenasianum

Gymnocalycium cardenasianum

Gymnocalycium cardenasianum


Greg recommends:

Water

0.5 cups every 12 days

Placement

< 1ft from a window

Nutrients

Repot after 2x growth

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

What other plant parents say

Gymnocalycium cardenasianum has a Blooms easily plant personality Blooms easily 1
Gymnocalycium cardenasianum has a Survivor plant personality Survivor 1
Dannielle avatar
@Dannielle
leaf-1 14 Plants
xp 312 XP
globe Harpenden, England
07/20/2021

Pretty easy, when they’re happy in summer they’ll bloom multiple times, this summer it’s had 4 flowers so far, 3 of them even at once

Blooms easily Blooms easily
Survivor Survivor

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