1) Flowerpot: Find a pot that has good drainage.

  • Pots with holes in their bottom help drain water excess.
  • Its size should be 2 times bigger than the plant.

2) Transplant: You can grow new cactus from a sprout of a healthy plant.

  • Pots with holes in their bottom help drain water excess.
  • Its size should be 2 times bigger than the plant.
  • Its size should be 2 times bigger than the plant.

3) Specific ground: Cactuses need soil that drains very quickly.

  • Look for a porous soil type
  • If it is cultivated in a nourished land, its growth will be more vigorous.

4) Temperature: Cactuses adapt to diverse, but especially warm environments.

  • If the weather is warm, water it in intervals of 6 to 8 days.
  • If the weather is temperate, water it every 12 days.
  • If the weather is very cold, you can eliminate watering until the temperature is leveled.

 5) Illuminated location

  • Locate the plant near a window or other area that receives a lot of indirect sunlight.
  • If it is kept in very humid areas, it can develop fungi and bacteria.

6) Direct sunlight: Most cactuses need several hours of direct sunlight on a daily basis, but not for an extended period of time.

  • Species with very strong bloom and thorns require hours of direct sunlight.
  • Species with few thorns need some shade and ventilation.

7) Watering: Cactuses need a limited amount of water per week.

  • If you water them more than necessary, they may die.
  • They accumulate water in their tissues.

8) Fertilizer

  • Fertilize the plant weekly during the growing season.
  • Choose a fertilizer that adapts to its needs.

9) Ideal location

  • Depending on the type of cactus, an internal or external space should be located that provides the conditions.
  • Kitchens and bathrooms are good places, as the plant can extract extra moisture from the air as needed.

Problems:

1) If it’s getting bleached

-Move the cactus to a darker place. Some of them benefit more from indirect sunlight.

 2) If it’s getting thin:

 -Move the plant to a brighter location.

3) Common cactus pests and diseases

-Some insects can be problematic when it comes to cactuses, including flour bugs, scale insects or red spiders.


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