Plant Care Arizona Queen-of-the-Night

Arizona Queen-of-the-Night

2.5 out of 5 (2 experiences)

Arizona Queen-of-the-Night has a Fast grower plant personality Fast grower
Arizona Queen-of-the-Night has a Survivor plant personality Survivor

Also known as

deer-horn cactus, desert night-blooming cereus, night-blooming cereus, nightblooming cereus, sweet potato cactus and Queen of the Night

Taxonomy

Peniocereus greggii
Peniocereus
Cactaceae
Caryophyllales

How to care for Arizona Queen-of-the-Night

Water

How often to water your Arizona Queen-of-the-Night

Water needs for Arizona Queen-of-the-Night
0.5 cups
every 12

Arizona Queen-of-the-Night 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 Arizona Queen-of-the-Night

Water 0.5 cups every
12

Does your plant get direct sunlight?

Select the pot size

5"
Light

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 Arizona Queen-of-the-Night in your home

Light needs and placement for plant Arizona Queen-of-the-Night: 1ft from a window
1ft or less from
a window

Arizona Queen-of-the-Night love being close to bright, sunny windows 😎.

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

Arizona Queen-of-the-Night does not tolerate low-light 🚫.

Select your region to see how the current weather in your area affects the placement of Arizona Queen-of-the-Night in your home 🏡.

Nutrients

How to fertilize Arizona Queen-of-the-Night

Nutrient, fertilizer, and repotting needs for Arizona Queen-of-the-Night: 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 Arizona Queen-of-the-Night after it doubles in size or once a year—whichever comes first.

FAQs
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Care Summary for Arizona Queen-of-the-Night

Arizona Queen-of-the-Night

Arizona Queen-of-the-Night


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

Arizona Queen-of-the-Night has a Fast grower plant personality Fast grower 2
Arizona Queen-of-the-Night has a Survivor plant personality Survivor 2
Arizona Queen-of-the-Night has a Easy to propagate plant personality Easy to propagate 1
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