Plant Care Pseudorphipsalis 'Blue Flame'

Pseudorphipsalis 'Blue Flame'

Also known as

Blue Flame

Taxonomy

Pseudorhipsalis amazonica
Pseudorhipsalis
Cactaceae
Caryophyllales

How to care for Pseudorphipsalis 'Blue Flame'

Water

How often to water your Pseudorphipsalis 'Blue Flame'

Water needs for Pseudorphipsalis 'Blue Flame'
0.5 cups
every 9

Pseudorphipsalis 'Blue Flame' needs 0.5 cups of water every 9 when it doesn’t get direct sunlight and is potted in a 5" pot located in Portland, Oregon.

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 Pseudorphipsalis 'Blue Flame'

Water 0.5 cups every
9

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.

Plant care guide for Pseudorphipsalis 'Blue Flame' in Portland, Oregon

Portland, Oregon

26% Very Low

Growing Pseudorphipsalis 'Blue Flame' in Portland right now

Light needs for plant Pseudorphipsalis 'Blue Flame' in Portland, Oregon

Plant growth potential is currently very low 📉

January 30th, 2023

Sunlight intensity as measured by “net radiation” in Portland is currently very low 📉.

The availability of high quality sunlight in your home impacts ability for plants to thrive and is key in det…

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Light needs for plant Pseudorphipsalis 'Blue Flame' in Portland, Oregon

Sunlight will increase by 52.1% ☀️

January 31st, 2023

Portland is trending towards greater sunlight intensity!

The amount of sunlight in Portland is expected to increase by 52.1% over the next 2 weeks to an average of 8.6 megajoules of energy per m2

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Light needs for plant Pseudorphipsalis 'Blue Flame' in Portland, Oregon

Daylight will increase by 1.3 hours 📈

January 31st, 2023

This month, Portland is getting an average of 7.3 hours of clear sky sunlight per day.

Hours of daylight will increase by 15.3% over the next two weeks. Your plants will get 10.1 total hours of da…

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Finding light for Pseudorphipsalis 'Blue Flame' in your home

Light needs and placement for plant Pseudorphipsalis 'Blue Flame': 1ft from a window
1ft or less from
a window

Pseudorphipsalis 'Blue Flame' 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 Portland, Oregon ⛅.

Pseudorphipsalis 'Blue Flame' does not tolerate low-light 🚫.

Nutrients

How to fertilize Pseudorphipsalis 'Blue Flame'

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

When to repot Pseudorphipsalis 'Blue Flame'

Nutrient needs for plant Pseudorphipsalis 'Blue Flame' in Portland, Oregon

Is this a good time of year to repot? No ⏳

January 24th, 2023

The growing potential in Portland 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 to…

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Care Summary for Pseudorphipsalis 'Blue Flame'

Pseudorphipsalis 'Blue Flame'

Pseudorphipsalis 'Blue Flame'


Greg recommends:

Water

0.5 cups every 9 days

Placement

< 1ft from a window

Nutrients

Repot after 2x growth

Based on your location in Portland, Oregon, the 4” pot your plant is in, and that it doesn’t get direct sunlight.

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