Pretty sure it's dying! It's at my work, and I water it when I get here on Monday mornings (if the soil is really dry) and when I leave on Fridays. Problem is, my desk doesn't get much sun. Actually, it gets no sun. I've started putting it in the window that gets a lot of sun when I leave, but it's not doing much good! The "main" cactus in the plant is turning brown and just looks... sad. But it's recently sprouted a new little bulb that's nice and green!
Anyone with a green thumb who can help me out here?
Answer by cassie_kellison at 11:19 AM on Sep. 20, 2013
Answer by ILovemyPaulie at 11:25 AM on Sep. 20, 2013
Answer by Ballad at 10:46 AM on Sep. 20, 2013
Most commercial potting soils are too rich in fresh organic matter for these plants. The most important factor in choosing a planting medium is that it allows food, water and air to get to the roots and is porous enough to let water drain through. Many growers use a mix of a low peat planter mix and pumice (50/50). Sand, small pebbles and vermiculite are ingredients added by many successful growers and hobbyists.
Answer by cassie_kellison at 11:22 AM on Sep. 20, 2013
Answer by 2autisticsmom at 11:40 AM on Sep. 20, 2013
Answer by goofygalno1 at 11:06 AM on Sep. 20, 2013
They like a lot of sun . So your desk is not a good place for it. Watering it daily is not good. I water my cactus maybe once every 2 weeks. They are in the window. And I neglect the hell out of them. They are growing good. About once a year I soak/water them really good. You need to find a plant that need less sun.
Answer by louise2 at 11:54 AM on Sep. 20, 2013
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Answer by Dardenella at 3:07 PM on Sep. 20, 2013
Answer by tasches at 7:50 PM on Sep. 20, 2013
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