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by Judy
Sun Jun 03, 2018 5:12 pm
Forum: Cactus and Succulent Care
Topic: How often to water potted succulents when it’s hot out?
Replies: 4
Views: 1913

Re: How often to water potted succulents when it’s hot out?

Plants in pots dry out quicker.

I have cacti which I only water once weekly no matter how hot. Some succulents get watered more often, though never more than 2-3 times a week. Some can't take the intense full afternoon summer sun . Watch your plants and let them teach you.
by Judy
Fri Apr 20, 2018 1:29 am
Forum: General Cacti Forum
Topic: What plants do you all wish you had started small in pots?
Replies: 3
Views: 34981

Re: What plants do you all wish you had started small in pots?

Ok, that is vy easy. If you are in the USA, get some 2-3" pots of any echinopsis and mammilaria species fr the big box stores. They are popular in collection and bloom and clump at a young age. You can enjoy the plant and at the same time can be the starter plants for ur future garden. It is best to...
by Judy
Wed Apr 18, 2018 6:49 pm
Forum: Cactus and Succulent Care
Topic: Mammillaria carnea treatment
Replies: 1
Views: 1331

Re: Mammillaria carnea treatment

It looks like a fungal infection. Im glad yours was cured. When it happened to me, the cactus was gone in a couple of weeks. It happened at the location of a sunburn when the sun was too intense for the season and then it spread randomly. If a fungal infection is superfecial, spraying with mouthwash...
by Judy
Sun Apr 15, 2018 4:14 am
Forum: Cactus and Succulent Care
Topic: Euphorbia repotting next size
Replies: 1
Views: 1270

Euphorbia repotting next size

My Euphorbia is crowded and rootbound, and I'd like to transplant it into this pot. I know the principle of repotting is to only go to the next size. Will it hurt my plant?
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