Plant Care Tephrocactus geometricus
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Tephrocactus geometricus

Taxonomy

Tephrocactus geometricus
Tephrocactus

How to care for Tephrocactus geometricus

Water

How often to water your Tephrocactus geometricus

Water needs for Tephrocactus geometricus
0.5 cups
every 12

Tephrocactus geometricus needs 0.5 cups of water every 12 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 Tephrocactus geometricus

Water 0.5 cups every
12

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 Tephrocactus geometricus in your home

Light needs and placement for plant Tephrocactus geometricus: 1ft from a window
1ft or less from
a window

Tephrocactus geometricus love being close to bright, sunny windows 😎.

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

Tephrocactus geometricus does not tolerate low-light 🚫.

Select your region to see how the current weather in your area affects the placement of Tephrocactus geometricus in your home 🏡.

Nutrients

How to fertilize Tephrocactus geometricus

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

Care Summary for Tephrocactus geometricus

Tephrocactus geometricus

Tephrocactus geometricus


Greg recommends:

Water

0.5 cups every 12 days

Placement

< 1ft 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.

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