Plant Care Rebutia heliosa

Rebutia heliosa

Also known as

Aylostera heliosa


Rebutia heliosa

How to care for Rebutia heliosa


How often to water your Rebutia heliosa

Water needs for Rebutia heliosa
0.5 cups
every 12

Rebutia heliosa needs 0.5 cups of water every 12 when it doesn’t get direct sunlight and is potted in a 5" pot located in Minneapolis, Minnesota.

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 Rebutia heliosa

Water 0.5 cups every

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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 Rebutia heliosa in Minneapolis, Minnesota

Minneapolis, Minnesota

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Growing Rebutia heliosa in Minneapolis right now

Light needs for plant Rebutia heliosa in Minneapolis, Minnesota

Plant growth potential is currently very low 📉

November 30th, 2021

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

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

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Light needs for plant Rebutia heliosa in Minneapolis, Minnesota

Sunlight intensity will decrease by 35% ☀️

December 1st, 2021

Minneapolis is trending towards lower sunlight intensity!

The amount of sunlight in Minneapolis is expected to decrease by 35% over the next 2 weeks to an average of 5.5 megajoules of energy per m…

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Light needs for plant Rebutia heliosa in Minneapolis, Minnesota

Daylight will decrease by 1.4 hours 📉

November 30th, 2021

This month, Minneapolis is getting an average of 8.4 hours of clear sky sunlight per day.

Hours of daylight will decrease by 13.6% over the next two weeks. Your plants will get 8.6 total hours of …

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Finding light for Rebutia heliosa in your home

Light needs and placement for plant Rebutia heliosa: 3ft from a window
3ft or less from
a window

Rebutia heliosa may have difficulty thriving, and will drop leaves 🍃, without ample sunlight.

Place it less than 3 feet from a south-facing window to keep it happy during this time of reduced sunlight intensity in Minneapolis, Minnesota ⛅.


How to fertilize Rebutia heliosa

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

When to repot Rebutia heliosa

Nutrient needs for plant Rebutia heliosa in Minneapolis, Minnesota

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

December 1st, 2021

The growing potential in Minneapolis 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…

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Care Summary for Rebutia heliosa

Rebutia heliosa

Rebutia heliosa

Greg recommends:


0.5 cups every 12 days


< 3ft from a window


Repot after 2x growth

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

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