Plant Care Arizona Snowcap Cactus
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Arizona Snowcap Cactus

5.0 out of 5 (2 experiences)

Arizona Snowcap Cactus has a Survivor plant personality Survivor
Arizona Snowcap Cactus has a Fast grower plant personality Fast grower

Taxonomy

Mammillaria gracilis 'Arizona Snowcap'
Mammillaria
Cactaceae
Caryophyllales

How to care for Arizona Snowcap Cactus

Water

How often to water your Arizona Snowcap Cactus

Water needs for Arizona Snowcap Cactus
0.5 cups
every 12

Arizona Snowcap Cactus 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 Arizona Snowcap Cactus

Water 0.5 cups every
12

Does your plant get direct sunlight?

Select the pot size

5"
Light

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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 Arizona Snowcap Cactus in your home

Light needs and placement for plant Arizona Snowcap Cactus: 1ft from a window
1ft or less from
a window

Arizona Snowcap Cactus love being close to bright, sunny windows 😎.

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

Arizona Snowcap Cactus does not tolerate low-light 🚫.

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

Nutrients

How to fertilize Arizona Snowcap Cactus

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

Care Summary for Arizona Snowcap Cactus

Arizona Snowcap Cactus

Arizona Snowcap Cactus


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.

What other plant parents say

Arizona Snowcap Cactus has a Survivor plant personality Survivor 2
Arizona Snowcap Cactus has a Fast grower plant personality Fast grower 1
Arizona Snowcap Cactus has a Easy to propagate plant personality Easy to propagate 1
Mccall avatar
@Mccall
leaf-1 34 Plants
xp 1,981 XP
globe Salt Lake City, Utah
07/13/2021

This cactus is cool. Grown really fast and has lots of babies. I’ve gotten a few to grow off of her. She’s low maintenance. Loves being outside in this 100 degree heat.

Fast grower Fast grower
Easy to propagate Easy to propagate
Survivor Survivor

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