Plant Care Gold Silver Ball

Gold Silver Ball

Taxonomy

Notocactus graessneri flaviflorus
Notocactus

How to care for Gold Silver Ball

Water

How often to water your Gold Silver Ball

Water needs for Gold Silver Ball
0.5 cups
every 12

Gold Silver Ball needs 0.5 cups of water every 12 when it doesn’t get direct sunlight and is potted in a 5" pot located in Los Angeles, California.

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 Gold Silver Ball

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 Gold Silver Ball in Los Angeles, California

Los Angeles, California

56% Medium

Growing Gold Silver Ball in Los Angeles right now

Light needs for plant Gold Silver Ball in Los Angeles, California

Plant growth potential is currently low 📉

December 5th, 2021

Sunlight intensity as measured by “net radiation” in Los Angeles is currently 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 Gold Silver Ball in Los Angeles, California

Sunlight intensity will decrease by 20.2% ☀️

December 5th, 2021

Los Angeles is trending towards lower sunlight intensity!

The amount of sunlight in Los Angeles is expected to decrease by 20.2% over the next 2 weeks to an average of 9.8 megajoules of energy per…

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Light needs for plant Gold Silver Ball in Los Angeles, California

Daylight will decrease by 0.8 hours 📉

December 5th, 2021

This month, Los Angeles is getting an average of 10.4 hours of clear sky sunlight per day.

Hours of daylight will decrease by 7.5% over the next two weeks. Your plants will get 9.7 total hours of …

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Finding light for Gold Silver Ball in your home

Light needs and placement for plant Gold Silver Ball: 3ft from a window
3ft or less from
a window

Gold Silver Ball may have difficulty thriving, and will drop leaves 🍃, without ample sunlight.

Place it less than 3 feet from a south-facing window to maximize the potential for growth..️

Los Angeles, California currently has medium levels of sunlight intensity, you can help this plant grow by treating it to ample light ☀️.

Nutrients

How to fertilize Gold Silver Ball

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

When to repot Gold Silver Ball

Nutrient needs for plant Gold Silver Ball in Los Angeles, California

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

December 4th, 2021

The growing potential in Los Angeles is medium 👌.

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…

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Care Summary for Gold Silver Ball

Gold Silver Ball

Gold Silver Ball


Greg recommends:

Water

0.5 cups every 12 days

Placement

< 3ft from a window

Nutrients

Repot after 2x growth

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

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