Orchid Cactus is wrinkly...HELP!

skyebear23June 16, 2013

Hi all!
I am fifteen years old and new to growing plants. I recently have begun to grow an Orchid Cactus (sorry i don't know the scientific name!) I am beginning to worry because it is wrinkling. I will post a photo so you can see what I mean. If anyone could offer suggestions as to how to fix this it would be GREATLY appreciated. Thank you in advance!!!

AND please ignore the pot in the background...that is for a separate project!

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plantomaniac08(8)

skyebear23,
Oh no, you've been bitten by the plant bug! I hate to tell you, but there is no cure. ;)

Could you post a photo of the entire plant as well (thanks for showing a picture, that's always a plus in identifying issues)?

Planto

    Bookmark   June 16, 2013 at 10:13PM
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skyebear23

:) :) :) Here is a photo of the whole plant! Sorry it is a little blurry!!!

    Bookmark   June 16, 2013 at 10:21PM
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Will07(5)

How is the lighting? How are you watering? Is there lots of light or is it shady? Does the soil stay wet or do you let it dry out? Also I think it's time to repot. And may we see a picture of the plant tag? These plants are very hardy but this doesn't mean they can't be killed, I almost killed one of mine over the winter due to neglect :p

    Bookmark   June 18, 2013 at 10:27AM
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leahrenee1(z9FL)

I would imagine that it needs some water, mine wrinkle when they get too dry.

    Bookmark   June 18, 2013 at 3:36PM
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