Plant Care Gymnocalycium stenopleurum

Gymnocalycium stenopleurum

4.8 out of 5 (6 experiences)

Gymnocalycium stenopleurum has a Survivor plant personality Survivor

Taxonomy

Gymnocalycium stenopleurum
Gymnocalycium
Cactaceae
Caryophyllales

How to care for Gymnocalycium stenopleurum

Water

How often to water your Gymnocalycium stenopleurum

Water needs for Gymnocalycium stenopleurum
0.5 cups
every 12

Gymnocalycium stenopleurum 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 stenopleurum

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 stenopleurum in your home

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

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

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

Gymnocalycium stenopleurum does not tolerate low-light 🚫.

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

Nutrients

How to fertilize Gymnocalycium stenopleurum

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

FAQs
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Care Summary for Gymnocalycium stenopleurum

Gymnocalycium stenopleurum

Gymnocalycium stenopleurum


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 stenopleurum has a Survivor plant personality Survivor 2
Dannielle avatar
@Dannielle
leaf-1 14 Plants
xp 333 XP
globe Harpenden, England
07/20/2021

Don’t overwater & you’ll be ok, flowered this summer 🙂

Cnr6160 avatar
@Cnr6160
leaf-1 11 Plants
xp 294 XP
05/18/2021

Easy to take take of, requires minimal attention, not much of a conversationalist but good for a chilled night in

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