Plant Care Pachypodium sofiense

Pachypodium sofiense

Taxonomy

Pachypodium sofiense
Pachypodium
Apocynaceae
Gentianales

How to care for Pachypodium sofiense

Water

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 Madison, Wisconsin.

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
12

Does your plant get direct sunlight?

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5"
Light

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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 Madison, Wisconsin

Madison, Wisconsin

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Growing Pachypodium sofiense in Madison right now

Light needs for plant Pachypodium sofiense in Madison, Wisconsin

Plant growth potential is currently very low 📉

December 2nd, 2021

Sunlight intensity as measured by “net radiation” in Madison 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 Madison, Wisconsin

Sunlight intensity will decrease by 32.9% ☀️

November 30th, 2021

Madison is trending towards lower sunlight intensity!

The amount of sunlight in Madison is expected to decrease by 32.9% over the next 2 weeks to an average of 5.6 megajoules of energy per m2 per …

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Light needs for plant Pachypodium sofiense in Madison, Wisconsin

Daylight will decrease by 1.2 hours 📉

December 1st, 2021

This month, Madison is getting an average of 7.5 hours of clear sky sunlight per day.

Hours of daylight will decrease by 12.2% over the next two weeks. Your plants will get 8.8 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 Madison, Wisconsin ⛅.

Pachypodium sofiense does not tolerate low-light 🚫.

Nutrients

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 Madison, Wisconsin

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

November 28th, 2021

The growing potential in Madison 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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Care Summary for Pachypodium sofiense

Pachypodium sofiense

Pachypodium sofiense


Greg recommends:

Water

0.5 cups every 12 days

Placement

< 1ft from a window

Nutrients

Repot after 2x growth

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

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