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 San Francisco, California.

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 San Francisco, California

San Francisco, California

90% High

Growing Pseudorphipsalis 'Blue Flame' in San Francisco right now

Light needs for plant Pseudorphipsalis 'Blue Flame' in San Francisco, California

Plant growth potential is currently very high 📈

May 17th, 2022

Sunlight intensity as measured by “net radiation” in San Francisco is currently very high 📈. The plant growth potential in your area is currently at its peak! 🌿

The availability of high quality su…

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Light needs for plant Pseudorphipsalis 'Blue Flame' in San Francisco, California

Sunlight will increase by 17.5% ☀️

May 17th, 2022

San Francisco is trending towards greater sunlight intensity!

The amount of sunlight in San Francisco is expected to increase by 17.5% over the next 2 weeks to an average of 23.2 megajoules of ene…

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Light needs for plant Pseudorphipsalis 'Blue Flame' in San Francisco, California

Daylight will increase by 1.4 hours 📈

May 17th, 2022

This month, San Francisco is getting an average of 12.6 hours of clear sky sunlight per day.

Hours of daylight will increase by 10.6% over the next two weeks. Your plants will get 14.4 total hours…

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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 maximize the potential for growth during this time of higher sunlight intensity in San Francisco, California ☀️.

This is a great time to watch your Pseudorphipsalis 'Blue Flame' thrive 🌿!

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 San Francisco, California

Is this a good time of year to repot? Yes! 🪴

May 16th, 2022

The growing potential in San Francisco is very high 📈.

It's best to repot plants during their active growing periods when they have the energy to re-establish their roots! This is a great time 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 San Francisco, California, the 4” pot your plant is in, and that it doesn’t get direct sunlight.

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