Plant Care arizona snowcap

arizona snowcap

Also known as

Globe cactus, Thimble mammillaria, thimble cactus, mammilaria vetula, Mammillaria Gracilis, Cactus, Mammillaria and Cartoon Cactus

Taxonomy

Mammillaria vetula
Mammillaria
Cactaceae
Caryophyllales

How to care for arizona snowcap

Water

How often to water your arizona snowcap

Water needs for arizona snowcap
0.5 cups
every 12

arizona snowcap needs 0.5 cups of water every 12 when it doesn’t get direct sunlight and is potted in a 5" pot located in Westerville, Ohio.

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

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 arizona snowcap in Westerville, Ohio

Westerville, Ohio

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Finding light for arizona snowcap in your home

Light needs and placement for plant arizona snowcap: 1ft from a window
1ft or less from
a window

arizona snowcap 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 Westerville, Ohio ⛅.

arizona snowcap does not tolerate low-light 🚫.

Nutrients

How to fertilize arizona snowcap

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

FAQs
Difficulty Level

arizona snowcap is generally considered an easy-to-care-for plant and makes a great choice for beginners!


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Care Summary for arizona snowcap

arizona snowcap

arizona snowcap


Greg recommends:

Water

0.5 cups every 12 days

Placement

< 1ft from a window

Nutrients

Repot after 2x growth

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

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