Loves room temperature & can tolerate air conditioning
Not toxic or harmful to humans or pets.
Grows well in dry and well drained soil. Use the wooden stick to check if the soil is dry. The plant is ready for watering only when you dip and remove the stick and no soil sticks to it.
Every 3-4 weeks
During the growth period, you can feed it with some fertiliser. (Optional)
When it outgrows the pot, replant it in a slightly larger pot.
Water & dropper usage:
How much water does my plant need, approximately?
How do I use the dropper?
Get a small cup of water with the suggested amount, fill the dropper by squeezing it and water around the plants directly on the stones, avoid putting water directly on the plants/leaves to protect them from rotting.
Common problems of Cacti:
Problem: Stretching out to one side for light
Cause: Placed in the wrong place.
Solution: Move it to an area that receives light.
Problem: Leaves look bloated, buffy and soggy
Solution: Let the plant dry out under a good amount of sun. Rewater like normal using our water dropper.
Problem: Trouble standing up, soft, smells and no new growth.
Cause: Roots are rotting
Solution:Unpot and cut the rotten roots. Leave the roots to dry out for a day or two and repot them in fresh compost and place under the sun and add the amount of water recommended.
In the wild
Yellow/Red Ruby Cactus can be found in Paraguay and Argentina. Barrel Cactus grows along desert washes in North America. The Fairy Castle Cactus is native to North, South and Central Americas. Flowering Chin Cactus is native to The United States and Mexico. As you can tell, the majority of Cacti are grown all around America and Mexico.
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