Plant Care Gymnocalycium sp.

Gymnocalycium sp.

Taxonomy

Gymnocalycium sp.
Gymnocalycium
Cactaceae
Caryophyllales

How to care for Gymnocalycium sp.

Water

How often to water your Gymnocalycium sp.

Water needs for Gymnocalycium sp.
0.5 cups
every 12

Gymnocalycium sp. 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 sp.

Water 0.5 cups every
12

Does your plant get direct sunlight?

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5"
Light

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Finding light for None in your home

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

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

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

Gymnocalycium sp. does not tolerate low-light 🚫.

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

Nutrients

How to fertilize Gymnocalycium sp.

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

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Care Summary for Gymnocalycium sp.

Gymnocalycium sp.

Gymnocalycium sp.


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.

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