Plant Care The Glory of Texas

The Glory of Texas


Thelocactus bicolor

How to care for The Glory of Texas


How often to water your The Glory of Texas

Water needs for The Glory of Texas
0.5 cups
every 12

The Glory of Texas 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 The Glory of Texas

Water 0.5 cups every

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Finding light for The Glory of Texas in your home

Light needs and placement for plant The Glory of Texas: 1ft from a window
1ft or less from
a window

The Glory of Texas love being close to bright, sunny windows 😎.

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

The Glory of Texas does not tolerate low-light 🚫.

Select your region to see how the current weather in your area affects the placement of The Glory of Texas in your home 🏡.


How to fertilize The Glory of Texas

Nutrient, fertilizer, and repotting needs for The Glory of Texas: 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 The Glory of Texas after it doubles in size or once a year—whichever comes first.

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Care Summary for The Glory of Texas

The Glory of Texas

The Glory of Texas

Greg recommends:


0.5 cups every 12 days


< 1ft from a window


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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