Plant Care Peyote


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Peyote has a Survivor plant personality Survivor
Peyote has a Blooms easily plant personality Blooms easily

Also known as



Lophophora williamsii

How to care for Peyote


How often to water your Peyote

Water needs for Peyote
0.5 cups
every 12

Peyote 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 Peyote

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.

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Finding light for Peyote in your home

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

Peyote love being close to bright, sunny windows 😎.

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

Peyote does not tolerate low-light 🚫.

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


How to fertilize Peyote

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

Care Summary for Peyote



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.

What other plant parents say

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Peyote has a Blooms easily plant personality Blooms easily 2
Peyote has a Pet friendly plant personality Pet friendly 2
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Grafting Peyote onto cacti like Trichocereus Pachanoi, T. Bridgessii, T, Peruvianus, T. Macrogonus, etc will speed up your growth rate by YEARS!! Also good to water from beneath!!

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