Plant Care Thelocactus hexaedrophorus
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Thelocactus hexaedrophorus

4.6 out of 5 (5 experiences)

Thelocactus hexaedrophorus has a Survivor plant personality Survivor
Thelocactus hexaedrophorus has a Easy to propagate plant personality Easy to propagate

Taxonomy

Thelocactus hexaedrophorus
Thelocactus
Cactaceae
Caryophyllales

How to care for Thelocactus hexaedrophorus

Water

How often to water your Thelocactus hexaedrophorus

Water needs for Thelocactus hexaedrophorus
0.5 cups
every 12

Thelocactus hexaedrophorus 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 Thelocactus hexaedrophorus

Water 0.5 cups every
12

Does your plant get direct sunlight?

Select the pot size

5"
Light

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Finding light for None in your home

Light needs and placement for plant Thelocactus hexaedrophorus: 1ft from a window
1ft or less from
a window

Thelocactus hexaedrophorus love being close to bright, sunny windows 😎.

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

Thelocactus hexaedrophorus does not tolerate low-light 🚫.

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

Nutrients

How to fertilize Thelocactus hexaedrophorus

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

Care Summary for Thelocactus hexaedrophorus

Thelocactus hexaedrophorus

Thelocactus hexaedrophorus


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.

What other plant parents say

Thelocactus hexaedrophorus has a Survivor plant personality Survivor 4
Thelocactus hexaedrophorus has a Easy to propagate plant personality Easy to propagate 1
Thelocactus hexaedrophorus has a Blooms easily plant personality Blooms easily 1
Art3mis avatar
@Art3mis
leaf-1 2 Plants
xp 48 XP
09/12/2021

Super cute and very difficult to kill 😂 perfect for all the people like me out there worried about committing cactucide 😂

Survivor Survivor
Easy to propagate Easy to propagate
Thu avatar
@Thu
leaf-1 8 Plants
xp 184 XP
globe Los Angeles, California
09/05/2021

Hes my first plant :)

Survivor Survivor
M1fr3d avatar
@M1fr3d
leaf-1 5 Plants
xp 80 XP
globe Heswall, England
09/04/2021

Nearly got a flower only had 2 week .

Blooms easily Blooms easily
Survivor Survivor

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