Scarlet Ball Cactus
How to care for Scarlet Ball Cactus
Scarlet Ball Cactus needs 0.5 cups of water every 12 when it doesn’t get direct sunlight and is potted in a 5" pot located in Louisville, Kentucky.
Use our water calculator to personalize watering recommendations to your environment or download Greg for more advanced recommendations for all of your plants.
December 5th, 2021
Sunlight intensity as measured by “net radiation” in Louisville is currently very low 📉.
The availability of high quality sunlight in your home impacts ability for plants to thrive and is key in d…
December 4th, 2021
Louisville is trending towards lower sunlight intensity!
The amount of sunlight in Louisville is expected to decrease by 24.9% over the next 2 weeks to an average of 7.3 megajoules of energy per m…
December 4th, 2021
This month, Louisville is getting an average of 8.2 hours of clear sky sunlight per day.
Hours of daylight will decrease by 9.1% over the next two weeks. Your plants will get 9.3 total hours of da…
Scarlet Ball Cactus 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 Louisville, Kentucky ⛅.
Scarlet Ball Cactus does not tolerate low-light 🚫.
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 Scarlet Ball Cactus after it doubles in size or once a year—whichever comes first.
November 28th, 2021
The growing potential in Louisville 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 …