Plant Care Tacitus Bellus

Tacitus Bellus

Also known as

Chihuahua Flower, Chihuahua Flower and Tacitus bellus


Graptopetalum bellus

How to care for Tacitus Bellus


How often to water your Tacitus Bellus

Water needs for Tacitus Bellus
0.5 cups
every 12

Tacitus Bellus needs 0.5 cups of water every 12 when it doesn’t get direct sunlight and is potted in a 5" pot located in Tallahassee, Florida.

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 Tacitus Bellus

Water 0.5 cups every

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

Plant care guide for Tacitus Bellus in Tallahassee, Florida

Tallahassee, Florida

57% Medium

Growing Tacitus Bellus in Tallahassee right now

Light needs for plant Tacitus Bellus in Tallahassee, Florida

Plant growth potential is currently low 📉

November 27th, 2021

Sunlight intensity as measured by “net radiation” in Tallahassee is currently low 📉.

The availability of high quality sunlight in your home impacts ability for plants to thrive and is key in deter…

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Light needs for plant Tacitus Bellus in Tallahassee, Florida

Sunlight intensity will decrease by 19.2% ☀️

December 2nd, 2021

Tallahassee is trending towards lower sunlight intensity!

The amount of sunlight in Tallahassee is expected to decrease by 19.2% over the next 2 weeks to an average of 10.1 megajoules of energy pe…

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Light needs for plant Tacitus Bellus in Tallahassee, Florida

Daylight will decrease by 0.8 hours 📉

November 30th, 2021

This month, Tallahassee is getting an average of 9.2 hours of clear sky sunlight per day.

Hours of daylight will decrease by 7.1% over the next two weeks. Your plants will get 10.0 total hours of …

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Finding light for Chihuahua Flower in your home

Light needs and placement for plant Tacitus Bellus: 1ft from a window
1ft or less from
a window

Tacitus Bellus love being close to bright, sunny windows 😎.

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

Tacitus Bellus does not tolerate low light 🚫.

Tallahassee, Florida currently has medium levels of sunlight intensity, you can help this plant grow by treating it to ample light ☀️.


How to fertilize Tacitus Bellus

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

When to repot Tacitus Bellus

Nutrient needs for plant Tacitus Bellus in Tallahassee, Florida

Is this a good time of year to repot? Yes! 🪴

December 1st, 2021

The growing potential in Tallahassee is medium 👌.

It's best to repot plants during their active growing periods when they have the energy to re-establish their roots! This is a great time to repot…

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Care Summary for Tacitus Bellus

Tacitus Bellus

Tacitus Bellus

Greg recommends:


0.5 cups every 12 days


< 1ft from a window


Repot after 2x growth

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

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