Plant Care Carrion Plant

Carrion Plant

Also known as

Caraluma hesperidum and caralluma hesperidum


Orbea decaisneana

How to care for Carrion Plant


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 Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.

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

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Plant care guide for Carrion Plant in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

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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 Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania ⛅.

Carrion Plant does not tolerate low-light 🚫.


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.

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Care Summary for Carrion Plant

Carrion Plant

Carrion Plant

Greg recommends:


0.5 cups every 9 days


< 1ft from a window


Repot after 2x growth

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

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