Plant Care Twisted Cactus
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Twisted Cactus

5.0 out of 5 (3 experiences)

Twisted Cactus has a Survivor plant personality Survivor
Twisted Cactus has a Fast grower plant personality Fast grower

Also known as

Spiral Cactus

Taxonomy

Cereus forbesii spiralis
Cereus
Cactaceae
Caryophyllales

How to care for Twisted Cactus

Water

How often to water your Twisted Cactus

Water needs for Twisted Cactus
0.5 cups
every 12

Twisted Cactus 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 Twisted 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.

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Finding light for Spiral Cactus in your home

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

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

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

Twisted Cactus does not tolerate low-light 🚫.

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

Nutrients

How to fertilize Twisted Cactus

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

FAQs
Water Needs
Sunlight Needs
Soil
Fertilizer

Care Summary for Twisted Cactus

Twisted Cactus

Twisted Cactus


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

Twisted Cactus has a Survivor plant personality Survivor 3
Twisted Cactus has a Fast grower plant personality Fast grower 2
Twisted Cactus has a Pet friendly plant personality Pet friendly 1
Rjg avatar
@Rjg
leaf-1 77 Plants
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globe Austin, Texas
04/26/2021

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