Plant Care Pereskia grandifolia

Pereskia grandifolia

Also known as

Pereskia grandifolia and rose cactus

Taxonomy

Rhodocactus grandifolius
Rhodocactus
Cactaceae
Caryophyllales

How to care for Pereskia grandifolia

Water

How often to water your Pereskia grandifolia

Water needs for Pereskia grandifolia
0.5 cups
every 12

Pereskia grandifolia 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.

Water 0.5 cups every
12

Does your plant get direct sunlight?

Select the pot size

5"
Light

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Finding light for Pereskia grandifolia in your home

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

Pereskia grandifolia love being close to bright, sunny windows 😎.

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

Pereskia grandifolia does not tolerate low-light 🚫.

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

Nutrients

How to fertilize Pereskia grandifolia

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

Care Summary for Pereskia grandifolia

Pereskia grandifolia


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.

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