Plant Care Pachypodium sofiense

Pachypodium sofiense


Pachypodium sofiense

How to care for Pachypodium sofiense


How often to water your Pachypodium sofiense

Water needs for Pachypodium sofiense
0.5 cups
every 12

Pachypodium sofiense needs 0.5 cups of water every 12 when it doesn’t get direct sunlight and is potted in a 5" pot located in Chicago, Illinois.

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 Pachypodium sofiense

Water 0.5 cups every

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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 Pachypodium sofiense in Chicago, Illinois

Chicago, Illinois

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Growing Pachypodium sofiense in Chicago right now

Light needs for plant Pachypodium sofiense in Chicago, Illinois

Plant growth potential is currently very low 📉

November 27th, 2021

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

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

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Light needs for plant Pachypodium sofiense in Chicago, Illinois

Sunlight intensity will decrease by 33.8% ☀️

November 26th, 2021

Chicago is trending towards lower sunlight intensity!

The amount of sunlight in Chicago is expected to decrease by 33.8% over the next 2 weeks to an average of 6.0 megajoules of energy per m2 per …

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Light needs for plant Pachypodium sofiense in Chicago, Illinois

Daylight will decrease by 1.3 hours 📉

November 26th, 2021

This month, Chicago is getting an average of 7.7 hours of clear sky sunlight per day.

Hours of daylight will decrease by 12.8% over the next two weeks. Your plants will get 9.0 total hours of dayl…

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Finding light for None in your home

Light needs and placement for plant Pachypodium sofiense: 1ft from a window
1ft or less from
a window

Pachypodium sofiense 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 Chicago, Illinois ⛅.

Pachypodium sofiense does not tolerate low-light 🚫.


How to fertilize Pachypodium sofiense

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

When to repot Pachypodium sofiense

Nutrient needs for plant Pachypodium sofiense in Chicago, Illinois

Is this a good time of year to repot? No ⏳

November 25th, 2021

The growing potential in Chicago is very low 📉.

Repotting in late fall or winter when the day lengths are shorter can be very stressful for a plant and cause it to go into shock.

It's best to …

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Water Needs
Sunlight Needs

Care Summary for Pachypodium sofiense

Pachypodium sofiense

Pachypodium sofiense

Greg recommends:


0.5 cups every 12 days


< 1ft from a window


Repot after 2x growth

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

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