Plant Care Stapelia divaricata
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Stapelia divaricata

Taxonomy

Stapelia divaricata
Stapelia
Apocynaceae
Gentianales

How to care for Stapelia divaricata

Water

How often to water your Stapelia divaricata

Water needs for Stapelia divaricata
0.5 cups
every 9

Stapelia divaricata needs 0.5 cups of water every 9 when it doesnā€™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.

Calculate water needs of Stapelia divaricata

Water 0.5 cups every
9

Does your plant get direct sunlight?

Select the pot size

5"
Light

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A plant's growing potential is determined from its location, the time of year, and current local weather.

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Finding light for Stapelia divaricata in your home

Light needs and placement for plant Stapelia divaricata: 3ft from a window
3ft or less from
a window

Stapelia divaricata may have difficulty thriving, and will drop leaves šŸƒ, without ample sunlight.

Place it less than 3 feet from a south-facing window to maximize the potential for growth.

Select your region to see how the current weather in your area affects the placement of Stapelia divaricata in your home šŸ”.

Nutrients

How to fertilize Stapelia divaricata

Nutrient, fertilizer, and repotting needs for Stapelia divaricata: 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 itā€™s likely grown enough to need a larger pot anyway.

To replenish this plant's nutrients, repot your Stapelia divaricata after it doubles in size or once a yearā€”whichever comes first.

Care Summary for Stapelia divaricata

Stapelia divaricata

Stapelia divaricata


Greg recommends:

Water

0.5 cups every 9 days

Placement

< 3ft from a window

Nutrients

Repot after 2x growth

Based on the 4ā€ pot your plant is in, and that it doesnā€™t get direct sunlight.

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