Plant Care Carrion Plant

Carrion Plant

Also known as

Caraluma hesperidum and caralluma hesperidum

Taxonomy

Orbea decaisneana
Orbea
Apocynaceae
Gentianales

How to care for Carrion Plant

Water

How often to water your Carrion Plant

Water needs for Carrion Plant
0.5 cups
every 9

Carrion Plant needs 0.5 cups of water every 9 when it doesn’t get direct sunlight and is potted in a 5" pot located in Denver, Colorado.

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 Carrion Plant

Water 0.5 cups every
9

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 Carrion Plant in Denver, Colorado

Denver, Colorado

36% Very Low

Growing Carrion Plant in Denver right now

Light needs for plant Carrion Plant in Denver, Colorado

Plant growth potential is currently low 📉

February 2nd, 2023

Sunlight intensity as measured by “net radiation” in Denver is currently low 📉.

The availability of high quality sunlight in your home impacts ability for plants to thrive and is key in determinin…

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Light needs for plant Carrion Plant in Denver, Colorado

Sunlight will increase by 37.5% ☀️

January 30th, 2023

Denver is trending towards greater sunlight intensity!

The amount of sunlight in Denver is expected to increase by 37.5% over the next 2 weeks to an average of 10.9 megajoules of energy per m2 per…

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Light needs for plant Carrion Plant in Denver, Colorado

Daylight will increase by 1.1 hours 📈

February 1st, 2023

This month, Denver is getting an average of 8.5 hours of clear sky sunlight per day.

Hours of daylight will increase by 11.7% over the next two weeks. Your plants will get 10.5 total hours of dayl…

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Finding light for Carrion Plant in your home

Light needs and placement for plant Carrion Plant: 1ft from a window
1ft or less from
a window

Carrion Plant 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 Denver, Colorado ⛅.

Carrion Plant does not tolerate low-light 🚫.

Nutrients

How to fertilize Carrion Plant

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

FAQs
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Care Summary for Carrion Plant

Carrion Plant

Carrion Plant


Greg recommends:

Water

0.5 cups every 9 days

Placement

< 1ft from a window

Nutrients

Repot after 2x growth

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

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