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Mammillaria polythele 'Inermis'

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Taxonomy

Mammillaria polythele 'Inermis'
Mammillaria
Cactaceae
Caryophyllales

What other plant parents say

Mammillaria polythele 'Inermis' has a Fast grower plant personality Fast grower 1
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Rating of the plant Mammillaria polythele 'Inermis' named Arizona Maximus by Nataliahmichelle on Greg, the plant care app
07/21/2021

This plant is so cute and grows quickly to store water. Easy to care for since I only water it monthly. I originally thought it had spider mites but it just has white fuzz naturally and it’s pretty a…

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How to care for Mammillaria polythele 'Inermis'

Water

How often to water your Mammillaria polythele 'Inermis'

Water needs for Mammillaria polythele 'Inermis'
0.5 cups
every 9

Mammillaria polythele 'Inermis' needs 0.5 cups of water every 9 when it doesn’t get direct sunlight and is potted in a 5" pot located in Chicago, IL.

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 polythele 'Inermis'

Water 0.5 cups every
9

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.

Plant care guide for Mammillaria polythele 'Inermis' in Chicago, IL

Chicago, IL

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Growing Mammillaria polythele 'Inermis' in Chicago right now

Light needs for plant Mammillaria polythele 'Inermis' in Chicago, IL

Plant growth potential is currently high 📈

July 28th, 2021

Sunlight intensity as measured by “net radiation” in Chicago is currently high 📈.

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

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Light needs for plant Mammillaria polythele 'Inermis' in Chicago, IL

Sunlight intensity will decrease by 7.2% ☀️

July 28th, 2021

Chicago is trending towards lower sunlight intensity!

The amount of sunlight in Chicago is expected to decrease by 7.2% over the next 2 weeks to an average of 19.5 megajoules of energy per m2 per …

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Light needs for plant Mammillaria polythele 'Inermis' in Chicago, IL

Daylight will decrease by 0.7 hours 📉

July 28th, 2021

This month, Chicago is getting an average of 12.6 hours of clear sky sunlight per day.

Hours of daylight will decrease by 4.5% over the next two weeks. Your plants will get 13.9 total hours of day…

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Finding light for Mammillaria polythele 'Inermis' in your home

Light needs and placement for plant Mammillaria polythele 'Inermis': 1ft from a window
1ft or less from
a window

Mammillaria polythele 'Inermis' 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 Chicago, IL ☀️.

This is a great time to watch your Mammillaria polythele 'Inermis' thrive 🌿!

Nutrients

How to fertilize Mammillaria polythele 'Inermis'

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

When to repot Mammillaria polythele 'Inermis'

Nutrient needs for plant Mammillaria polythele 'Inermis' in Chicago, IL

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

July 28th, 2021

The growing potential in Chicago is 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 repot any p…

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Care Summary for Mammillaria polythele 'Inermis'

Mammillaria polythele 'Inermis'

Mammillaria polythele 'Inermis'


Greg recommends:

Water

0.5 cups every 9 days

Placement

< 1ft from a window

Nutrients

Repot after 2x growth

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

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