Desert Christmas Tree
Also known as
desert Christmas tree, scaly-stemmed sand plant and purple sand food
How to care for Desert Christmas Tree
Desert Christmas Tree needs 0.5 cups of water every 9 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.
Desert Christmas Tree love being close to bright, sunny windows 😎.
Place it less than 1ft from a south-facing window to maximize the potential for growth.
Desert Christmas Tree does not tolerate low-light 🚫.
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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 Desert Christmas Tree after it doubles in size or once a year—whichever comes first.