Plant Care Pachycereus Pecten-Aboriginum

Pachycereus Pecten-Aboriginum

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Pachycereus Pecten-Aboriginum has a Fast grower plant personality Fast grower
Pachycereus Pecten-Aboriginum has a Survivor plant personality Survivor

Also known as

Hairbrush, Hairbrush and Indian comb

Taxonomy

Pachycereus pecten-aboriginum
Pachycereus
Cactaceae
Caryophyllales

How to care for Pachycereus Pecten-Aboriginum

Water

How often to water your Pachycereus Pecten-Aboriginum

Water needs for Pachycereus Pecten-Aboriginum
0.5 cups
every 12

Pachycereus Pecten-Aboriginum 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 Pachycereus Pecten-Aboriginum

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 Hairbrush in your home

Light needs and placement for plant Pachycereus Pecten-Aboriginum: 1ft from a window
1ft or less from
a window

Pachycereus Pecten-Aboriginum love being close to bright, sunny windows 😎.

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

Pachycereus Pecten-Aboriginum does not tolerate low-light 🚫.

Select your region to see how the current weather in your area affects the placement of Pachycereus Pecten-Aboriginum in your home 🏡.

Nutrients

How to fertilize Pachycereus Pecten-Aboriginum

Nutrient, fertilizer, and repotting needs for Pachycereus Pecten-Aboriginum: 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 Pachycereus Pecten-Aboriginum after it doubles in size or once a year—whichever comes first.

FAQs
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Care Summary for Pachycereus Pecten-Aboriginum

Pachycereus Pecten-Aboriginum

Pachycereus Pecten-Aboriginum


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.

What other plant parents say

Pachycereus Pecten-Aboriginum has a Fast grower plant personality Fast grower 2
Pachycereus Pecten-Aboriginum has a Survivor plant personality Survivor 1
Tristuh avatar
@Tristuh
leaf-1 5 Plants
xp 35 XP
globe West Mifflin, PA
04/21/2021

I’ve only had it a month and it has grown!

Fast grower Fast grower

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