Plant Care Lobivia distefanoiana

Lobivia distefanoiana


Lobivia distefanoiana

How to care for Lobivia distefanoiana


How often to water your Lobivia distefanoiana

Water needs for Lobivia distefanoiana
0.5 cups
every 12

Lobivia distefanoiana needs 0.5 cups of water every 12 when it doesn’t get direct sunlight and is potted in a 5" pot located in San Jose, CA.

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 Lobivia distefanoiana

Water 0.5 cups every

Does your plant get direct sunlight?

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Check the growing potential in your area

A plant's growing potential is determined from its location, the time of year, and current local weather.

Plant care guide for Lobivia distefanoiana in San Jose, CA

San Jose, CA

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Growing Lobivia distefanoiana in San Jose right now

Light needs for plant Lobivia distefanoiana in San Jose, CA

Plant growth potential is currently very high 📈

June 13th, 2021

Sunlight intensity as measured by “net radiation” in San Jose is currently very high 📈. The plant growth potential in your area is currently at its peak! 🌿

The availability of high quality sunligh…

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Light needs for plant Lobivia distefanoiana in San Jose, CA

Sunlight intensity will increase by 7.8% ☀️

June 13th, 2021

San Jose is trending towards greater sunlight intensity!

The amount of sunlight in San Jose is expected to increase by 7.8% over the next 2 weeks to an average of 23.2 megajoules of energy per m2

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Light needs for plant Lobivia distefanoiana in San Jose, CA

Daylight will increase by 0.8 hours 📈

June 13th, 2021

This month, San Jose is getting an average of 13.1 hours of clear sky sunlight per day.

Hours of daylight will increase by 5.5% over the next two weeks. Your plants will get 14.5 total hours of da…

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Finding light for Lobivia distefanoiana in your home

Light needs and placement for plant Lobivia distefanoiana: 3ft from a window
3ft or less from
a window

Lobivia distefanoiana 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 during this time of higher sunlight intensity in San Jose, CA ☀️.️

This is a great time to watch your Lobivia distefanoiana thrive 🌿!


How to fertilize Lobivia distefanoiana

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

When to repot Lobivia distefanoiana

Nutrient needs for plant Lobivia distefanoiana in San Jose, CA

Is this a good time of year to repot? Yes! 🪴

June 13th, 2021

The growing potential in San Jose is very high 📈.

It's best to repot plants during their active growing periods when they have the energy to re-establish their roots! This is a great time to repot…

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Care Summary for Lobivia distefanoiana

Lobivia distefanoiana

Lobivia distefanoiana

Greg recommends:


0.5 cups every 12 days


< 3ft from a window


Repot after 2x growth

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

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