Plant Care Parodia mairanana

Parodia mairanana


Parodia mairanana

How to care for Parodia mairanana


How often to water your Parodia mairanana

Water needs for Parodia mairanana
0.5 cups
every 12

Parodia mairanana 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 Parodia mairanana

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.

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Finding light for Parodia mairanana in your home

Light needs and placement for plant Parodia mairanana: 1ft from a window
1ft or less from
a window

Parodia mairanana love being close to bright, sunny windows 😎.

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

Parodia mairanana does not tolerate low-light 🚫.

Select your city to see how the current weather in your area affects the placement of Parodia mairanana in your home 🏡.


How to fertilize Parodia mairanana

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

Care Summary for Parodia mairanana

Parodia mairanana

Parodia mairanana

Greg recommends:


0.5 cups every 12 days


< 1ft from a window


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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