HOW TO CARE FOR
Cacti are some of the easiest houseplants to own. They thrive indoors with relatively little maintenance and are available in a myriad of sizes and styles.
Desert cacti typically bear spines or hairs and are shaped like paddles, balls, or obelisks.
Forest cacti look like other succulent plants such as bromeliads. They are an excellent option for hanging planters.
Both desert and forest cacti are easy to grow, boast beautiful blooms, and are among the sturdiest of all houseplants.
When should I water my Cactus?
During the spring and summer months when cacti are actively growing and blooming, water every 10-12 days, allowing the water to drain thoroughly. Decrease watering in fall and winter to every 4-6 weeks. To see if your plant needs water, stick your finger about an inch down into the soil. If it feels dry, water. If the soil feels moist, do not water. If you are unsure, check again in a few days.
Never mist your foliage. Misting leaves causes fungal issues and disease. The only plants that are okay to mist are ferns and carnivorous plants.
Cacti thrive in bright, indirect light.
Cactus heights vary by variety.
Cacti grow best in a fast-draining potting soil mix formulated specifically for cacti. They also grow well in regular potting soil amended with sand, pebbles, or perlite to increase drainage and aeration.
TEMPERATURE & HUMIDITY
Cacti prefer hot temperatures ranging from 70 to 80 degrees. In the winter, they enjoy a cool down period with indoor temperatures dipping as low as 55 degrees. Average houseplant humidity is best.
Fertilize Cactus March through October with a Cactus & succulent plant food. To help it grow optimally and evenly, rotate the pot by a ¼ turn once a month.
ARE CACTI PET SAFE?
Cacti are toxic to cats and dogs.
The most common issue with Cactus is overwatering which can cause rot and ultimately kill the plant.
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