Crested Eve's Needle
Also known as
Austrocylindropuntia subulata cristata
Opuntia subulata 'Cristata'
How to care for Crested Eve's Needle
Crested Eve's Needle needs 0.5 cups of water every 12 when it doesn’t get direct sunlight and is potted in a 5" pot.
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Crested Eve's Needle love being close to bright, sunny windows 😎.
Place it less than 1ft from a south-facing window to maximize the potential for growth.
Crested Eve's Needle does not tolerate low-light 🚫.
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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 Crested Eve's Needle after it doubles in size or once a year—whichever comes first.