Plant Care Mammallaria beneckei

Mammallaria beneckei

Taxonomy

Mammillaria beneckei
Mammillaria
Cactaceae
Caryophyllales

How to care for Mammallaria beneckei

Water

How often to water your Mammallaria beneckei

Water needs for Mammallaria beneckei
0.5 cups
every 12

Mammallaria beneckei 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 Mammallaria beneckei

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 Mammallaria beneckei in your home

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

Mammallaria beneckei love being close to bright, sunny windows 😎.

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

Mammallaria beneckei does not tolerate low-light 🚫.

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

Nutrients

How to fertilize Mammallaria beneckei

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

Care Summary for Mammallaria beneckei

Mammallaria beneckei

Mammallaria beneckei


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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