Plant Care Mammillaria Gracillis cv Oruga

Mammillaria Gracillis cv Oruga

Taxonomy

Mammillaria Gracillis cv Oruga
Mammillaria
Cactaceae
Caryophyllales

How to care for Mammillaria Gracillis cv Oruga

Water

How often to water your Mammillaria Gracillis cv Oruga

Water needs for Mammillaria Gracillis cv Oruga
0.5 cups
every 12

Mammillaria Gracillis cv Oruga needs 0.5 cups of water every 12 when it doesn’t get direct sunlight and is potted in a 5" pot located in Denver, Colorado.

Use our water calculator to personalize watering recommendations to your environment or download Greg for more advanced recommendations for all of your plants.

Water 0.5 cups every
12

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 Gracillis cv Oruga in Denver, Colorado

Denver, Colorado

46% Low

Growing Mammillaria Gracillis cv Oruga in Denver right now

Light needs for plant Mammillaria Gracillis cv Oruga in Denver, Colorado

Plant growth potential is currently very low 📉

December 7th, 2021

Sunlight intensity as measured by “net radiation” in Denver is currently very low 📉.

The availability of high quality sunlight in your home impacts ability for plants to thrive and is key in deter…

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Light needs for plant Mammillaria Gracillis cv Oruga in Denver, Colorado

Sunlight intensity will decrease by 26% ☀️

December 5th, 2021

Denver is trending towards lower sunlight intensity!

The amount of sunlight in Denver is expected to decrease by 26% over the next 2 weeks to an average of 7.8 megajoules of energy per m2 per day!…

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Light needs for plant Mammillaria Gracillis cv Oruga in Denver, Colorado

Daylight will decrease by 1.0 hours 📉

December 5th, 2021

This month, Denver is getting an average of 9.9 hours of clear sky sunlight per day.

Hours of daylight will decrease by 9.4% over the next two weeks. Your plants will get 9.2 total hours of daylig…

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Finding light for None in your home

Light needs and placement for plant Mammillaria Gracillis cv Oruga: 1ft from a window
1ft or less from
a window

Mammillaria Gracillis cv Oruga love being close to bright, sunny windows 😎.

Place it less than 1ft from a south-facing window to ensure it receives enough light to survive during this time of reduced sunlight intensity in Denver, Colorado ⛅.

Mammillaria Gracillis cv Oruga does not tolerate low-light 🚫.

Nutrients

How to fertilize Mammillaria Gracillis cv Oruga

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

When to repot Mammillaria Gracillis cv Oruga

Nutrient needs for plant Mammillaria Gracillis cv Oruga in Denver, Colorado

Is this a good time of year to repot? No ⏳

December 6th, 2021

The growing potential in Denver is very low 📉.

Repotting in late fall or winter when the day lengths are shorter can be very stressful for a plant and cause it to go into shock.

It's best to r…

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Care Summary for Mammillaria Gracillis cv Oruga

Mammillaria Gracillis cv Oruga

Mammillaria Gracillis cv Oruga


Greg recommends:

Water

0.5 cups every 12 days

Placement

< 1ft from a window

Nutrients

Repot after 2x growth

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

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