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Cactus soil

Posted by Sam_the_Gardner none (My Page) on
Fri, Aug 22, 14 at 12:43

I just planted a couple of cacti in a container with regular potting soil. I know, now, that cactus grow best in a sandy soil. What I want to know is if I just effectively killed my poor cacti with the soil choice, or whether they'll be alright as long as I just don't over-water them.


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RE: Cactus soil

Sam the Gardner, Well you ask a good question which has many variables like what type of cactus, some are very forgiving while others won't even give you a 2nd chance. One thing is common about them and that is that they like fast draining soil. Now as I mentioned others can be forgiving but most of the time ( not always ) It takes a mature plant to survive which begs the question, how did it reach maturity in the first place in that soil. Lol..

So, either the name of the cacti or picture of the cacti would help.

Greg


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