Plant Care Chichipe

Chichipe

5.0 out of 5 (1 experiences)

Chichipe has a Easy to propagate plant personality Easy to propagate
Chichipe has a Survivor plant personality Survivor

Taxonomy

Polaskia chichipe
Polaskia
Cactaceae
Caryophyllales

How to care for Chichipe

Water

How often to water your Chichipe

Water needs for Chichipe
0.5 cups
every 12

Chichipe 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 Chichipe

Water 0.5 cups every
12

Does your plant get direct sunlight?

Select the pot size

5"
Light

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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 Chichipe in your home

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

Chichipe love being close to bright, sunny windows 😎.

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

Chichipe does not tolerate low-light 🚫.

Select your region to see how the current weather in your area affects the placement of Chichipe in your home 🏡.

Nutrients

How to fertilize Chichipe

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

FAQs
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Care Summary for Chichipe

Chichipe

Chichipe


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

Chichipe has a Easy to propagate plant personality Easy to propagate 1
Chichipe has a Survivor plant personality Survivor 1
Mare avatar
@Mare
leaf-1 39 Plants
xp 604 XP
04/24/2021

this plant is very easy to take care of and doesn’t need much attention. sometimes i wont be home for up to a week and a half and this plant does fine with no water. this is a good starter plant that i recommend to anyone who doesn’t normally have good luck with their plants:)

Easy to propagate Easy to propagate
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