Plant Care Boobie Cactus

Boobie Cactus

5.0 out of 5 (4 experiences)

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 and Myrtillocactus geometrizans Fukurokuryuzinboku


Myrtillocactus geometrizans 'Fukurokuryuzinboku'

How to care for Boobie Cactus


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

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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 🚫.

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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.

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Care Summary for Boobie Cactus

Boobie Cactus

Boobie Cactus

Greg recommends:


0.5 cups every 12 days


< 1ft from a window


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
@Miggiflo avatar
leaf-1 9 Plants
xp 462 XP
globe Manila, Metro Manila

Easy to take care and doesn’t need constant watering.

@error.crystal avatar
leaf-1 70 Plants
xp 6,316 XP

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
leaf-1 8 Plants
xp 545 XP
globe Klang, Selangor

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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