Plant Care Zulu Giant
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Zulu Giant

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Zulu Giant has a Blooms easily plant personality Blooms easily
Zulu Giant has a Easy to propagate plant personality Easy to propagate

Also known as

Carrion Flower

Taxonomy

Stapelia gigantea
Stapelia
Apocynaceae
Gentianales

How to care for Zulu Giant

Water

How often to water your Zulu Giant

Water needs for Zulu Giant
0.5 cups
every 9

Zulu Giant needs 0.5 cups of water every 9 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.

Calculate water needs of Zulu Giant

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 Zulu Giant in your home

Light needs and placement for plant Zulu Giant: 3ft from a window
3ft or less from
a window

Zulu Giant may have difficulty thriving, and will drop leaves 🍃, 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 Zulu Giant in your home 🏡.

Nutrients

How to fertilize Zulu Giant

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

Care Summary for Zulu Giant

Zulu Giant

Zulu Giant


Greg recommends:

Water

0.5 cups every 9 days

Placement

< 3ft 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.

What other plant parents say

Zulu Giant has a Blooms easily plant personality Blooms easily 1
Zulu Giant has a Easy to propagate plant personality Easy to propagate 1
Zulu Giant has a Survivor plant personality Survivor 1
Darren  avatar
@Darren
leaf-1 2 Plants
xp 36 XP
globe Stonington, Connecticut
08/07/2021

Smells wonderful ;]

Blooms easily Blooms easily
Easy to propagate Easy to propagate
Survivor Survivor

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