Plant Care Crested Mexican Fence Post

Crested Mexican Fence Post

Taxonomy

Pachycereus marginatus f. cristata
Pachycereus
Cactaceae
Caryophyllales

How to care for Crested Mexican Fence Post

Water

How often to water your Crested Mexican Fence Post

Water needs for Crested Mexican Fence Post
0.5 cups
every 12

Crested Mexican Fence Post 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 Crested Mexican Fence Post

Water 0.5 cups every
12

Does your plant get direct sunlight?

Select the pot size

5"
Light

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Finding light for Crested Mexican Fence Post in your home

Light needs and placement for plant Crested Mexican Fence Post: 1ft from a window
1ft or less from
a window

Crested Mexican Fence Post love being close to bright, sunny windows 😎.

Place it less than 1ft from a south-facing window to maximize the potential for growth.

Crested Mexican Fence Post does not tolerate low-light 🚫.

Select your region to see how the current weather in your area affects the placement of Crested Mexican Fence Post in your home 🏡.

Nutrients

How to fertilize Crested Mexican Fence Post

Nutrient, fertilizer, and repotting needs for Crested Mexican Fence Post: 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 Crested Mexican Fence Post after it doubles in size or once a year—whichever comes first.

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Care Summary for Crested Mexican Fence Post

Crested Mexican Fence Post

Crested Mexican Fence Post


Greg recommends:

Water

0.5 cups every 12 days

Placement

< 1ft from a window

Nutrients

Repot after 2x growth

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

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