Plant Care Brain Cactus

Brain Cactus

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Brain Cactus has a Pest magnet plant personality Pest magnet
Brain Cactus has a Browns easily plant personality Browns easily

Also known as

Echinofossulocactus erectocentrus

Taxonomy

Stenocactus multicostatus 'Cinco De Mayo Lau'
Stenocactus
Cactaceae
Caryophyllales

How to care for Brain Cactus

Water

How often to water your Brain Cactus

Water needs for Brain Cactus
0.5 cups
every 12

Brain Cactus needs 0.5 cups of water every 12 when it doesn’t get direct sunlight and is potted in a 5" pot located in Omaha, Nebraska.

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 Brain Cactus

Water 0.5 cups every
12

Does your plant get direct sunlight?

Select the pot size

5"
Light

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 Brain Cactus in Omaha, Nebraska

Omaha, Nebraska

41% Low

Finding light for Brain Cactus in your home

Light needs and placement for plant Brain Cactus: 1ft from a window
1ft or less from
a window

Brain Cactus love being close to bright, sunny windows 😎.

Place it less than 1ft from a south-facing window to ensure it receives enough light to survive during this time of reduced sunlight intensity in Omaha, Nebraska ⛅.

Brain Cactus does not tolerate low-light 🚫.

Nutrients

How to fertilize Brain Cactus

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

FAQs
Water Needs
Sunlight Needs
Toxicity

Care Summary for Brain Cactus

Brain Cactus

Brain Cactus


Greg recommends:

Water

0.5 cups every 12 days

Placement

< 1ft from a window

Nutrients

Repot after 2x growth

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

What other plant parents say

Brain Cactus has a Pest magnet plant personality Pest magnet 1
Brain Cactus has a Browns easily plant personality Browns easily 1
Brain Cactus has a Fast grower plant personality Fast grower 1
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It dies easy even in the right condition

Pest magnet Pest magnet
Browns easily Browns easily
Fast grower Fast grower

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