Plant Care Bushman's Hat

Bushman's Hat


Hoodia gordonii

How to care for Bushman's Hat

💦 Water

How often to water your Bushman's Hat

Water needs for Bushman's Hat
0.5 cups
every 12

Bushman's Hat 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 Bushman's Hat

Water 0.5 cups every

Does your plant get direct sunlight?

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☀️ Light

Finding light for Bushman's Hat in your home

Light needs and placement for plant Bushman's Hat: 3ft from a window
3ft or less from
a window

Bushman's Hat may have difficulty thriving, and will drop leaves 🍃, without ample sunlight.

Place it less than 3 feet from a south-facing window to maximize the potential for growth.

Select your region to see how the current weather in your area affects the placement of Bushman's Hat in your home 🏡.

🪴 Nutrients

How to fertilize Bushman's Hat

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

Care Summary for Bushman's Hat

Bushman's Hat

Bushman's Hat

Greg recommends:


0.5 cups every 12 days


< 3ft 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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