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Cactus mix in Egoli ceramic pot 6/15 Plants Almost Paradise Berlin

Cactus mix in Egoli ceramic pot 6/15

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Height: 12cm
Pot size: ⌀6cm

Cacti like as much bright indirect light as you can provide. Introduce a cactus plant to direct sunlight gradually to prevent sunburn. The ideal location for a small cactus pot is on the windowsill of a south-facing window.

Allow the soil of a cactus to almost totally dry out before watering, then water deeply and thoroughly. Never allow a Cactus to sit in water. A cactus requires more water in the spring, summer, and early fall when it is growing than in the winter. Over-watering is the main reason cactus plants die.

Use a fertilizer low in nitrogen and high in potassium at 1/4 the recommended strength. The type of fertilizer used for tomatoes works well. Fertilize monthly in the late spring and summer when a cactus is actively growing. Do not fertilize the rest of the year.

An indoor cactus plant likes temperatures between 15.6°-26.7°C

This plant comes from the desert and does well in very low humidity.

After a 3 month resting period and under proper conditions, a cactus plant may bloom during the late fall and winter.

Over-watering leads to crown, stem, and root rot.

Use a fast-draining, porous, sandy soil to prevent over-watering and root-rot. You can purchase special cactus/ succulent soil at a nursery or make your own.

Pot Size
Vertical cactus plants need pots that have a diameter 1/2 the height of the plant. Horizontal cactus plants need pots that have a diameter 2" larger than width of the plant. If a cactus plant starts to topple, place it in a deeper pot.

A cactus plant is propagated by seeds, plant division, and plant cuttings. plant cuttings are definitely the easiest method.

Resting Period
A cactus needs less water and cooler temperatures in the winter when it is resting.