Queen of the night
Also known as
Moonlight cactus, Queen of night, Large-flowered cactus, Sweet-scented cactus and Vanilla cactus
How to care for Queen of the night
Queen of the night needs 0.5 cups of water every 9 when it doesn’t get direct sunlight and is potted in a 5" pot.
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Queen of the night love being close to bright, sunny windows 😎.
Place it less than 1ft from a south-facing window to maximize the potential for growth.
Queen of the night does not tolerate low-light 🚫.
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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 Queen of the night after it doubles in size or once a year—whichever comes first.