Plant Care Mammillaria brachytrichion
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Mammillaria brachytrichion

Taxonomy

Mammillaria brachytrichion
Mammillaria
Cactaceae
Caryophyllales

How to care for Mammillaria brachytrichion

Water

How often to water your Mammillaria brachytrichion

Water needs for Mammillaria brachytrichion
0.5 cups
every 9

Mammillaria brachytrichion needs 0.5 cups of water every 9 when it doesn’t get direct sunlight and is potted in a 5" pot located in Sacramento, 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 Mammillaria brachytrichion

Water 0.5 cups every
9

Does your plant get direct sunlight?

Select the pot size

5"
Light

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 Mammillaria brachytrichion in Sacramento, CA

Sacramento, CA

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Growing Mammillaria brachytrichion in Sacramento right now

Light needs for plant Mammillaria brachytrichion in Sacramento, CA

Plant growth potential is currently very high 📈

June 13th, 2021

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

The availability of high quality sunli…

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Light needs for plant Mammillaria brachytrichion in Sacramento, CA

Sunlight intensity will increase by 9.4% ☀️

June 11th, 2021

Sacramento is trending towards greater sunlight intensity!

The amount of sunlight in Sacramento is expected to increase by 9.4% over the next 2 weeks to an average of 23.2 megajoules of energy per…

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Light needs for plant Mammillaria brachytrichion in Sacramento, CA

Daylight will increase by 0.9 hours 📈

June 10th, 2021

This month, Sacramento is getting an average of 12.9 hours of clear sky sunlight per day.

Hours of daylight will increase by 6.8% over the next two weeks. Your plants will get 14.7 total hours of …

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Finding light for Mammillaria brachytrichion in your home

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

Mammillaria brachytrichion love being close to bright, sunny windows 😎.

Place it less than 1ft from a south-facing window to maximize the potential for growth during this time of higher sunlight intensity in Sacramento, CA ☀️.

This is a great time to watch your Mammillaria brachytrichion thrive 🌿!

Nutrients

How to fertilize Mammillaria brachytrichion

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

When to repot Mammillaria brachytrichion

Nutrient needs for plant Mammillaria brachytrichion in Sacramento, CA

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

June 10th, 2021

The growing potential in Sacramento 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 rep…

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Care Summary for Mammillaria brachytrichion

Mammillaria brachytrichion

Mammillaria brachytrichion


Greg recommends:

Water

0.5 cups every 9 days

Placement

< 1ft from a window

Nutrients

Repot after 2x growth

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

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