Plant Care Gymnocalycium pflanzii

Gymnocalycium pflanzii

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Gymnocalycium pflanzii

How to care for Gymnocalycium pflanzii


How often to water your Gymnocalycium pflanzii

Water needs for Gymnocalycium pflanzii
0.5 cups
every 12

Gymnocalycium pflanzii 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 pflanzii

Water 0.5 cups every

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Finding light for Gymnocalycium pflanzii in your home

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

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

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

Gymnocalycium pflanzii does not tolerate low-light 🚫.

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How to fertilize Gymnocalycium pflanzii

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

Care Summary for Gymnocalycium pflanzii

Gymnocalycium pflanzii

Gymnocalycium pflanzii

Greg recommends:


0.5 cups every 12 days


< 1ft from a window


Repot after 2x growth

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

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