Plant Care Boobie Cactus

Boobie Cactus

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Boobie Cactus has a Survivor plant personality Survivor
Boobie Cactus has a Large, lush leaves plant personality Large, lush leaves

Also known as

Fuku cactus

Taxonomy

Myrtillocactus geometrizans 'Fukurokuryuzinboku'
Myrtillocactus
Cactaceae
Caryophyllales

How to care for Boobie Cactus

Water

How often to water your Boobie Cactus

Water needs for Boobie Cactus
0.5 cups
every 12

Boobie 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 Boobie 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 Boobie Cactus in your home

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

Boobie Cactus love being close to bright, sunny windows 😎.

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

Boobie Cactus does not tolerate low-light 🚫.

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

Nutrients

How to fertilize Boobie Cactus

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

FAQs
Water Needs
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Toxicity

Care Summary for Boobie Cactus

Boobie Cactus

Boobie 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

Boobie Cactus has a Survivor plant personality Survivor 2
Boobie Cactus has a Large, lush leaves plant personality Large, lush leaves 1
Crystal.incorrectly avatar
@Crystal.incorrectly
leaf-1 65 Plants
xp 3,385 XP
globe Ferndale, Michigan
11/24/2021

I’m usually the worst with cacti, but these came to me as lightly rooted cuttings and they have been doing really well and slowly growing.

Survivor Survivor
Markous avatar
@Markous
leaf-1 8 Plants
xp 377 XP
globe Klang, Selangor
08/11/2021

This cactus is an easy-care plant doesn't want a lot of water. Allow the soil to dry out before you give it another drink. Keep the soil completely dry in winter. Treat it to special cactus food once a month in the spring and summer.

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