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.
How not to kill your Cactus
Prickly but pure
Loves direct or filtered sunlight
Every 3-4 weeks, make sure the top 1.3cm of soil is dry between watering.
Loves room temperature
Not toxic or harmful to humans or pets.
A little more..
Can tolerate air conditioning.
Loves dry and well drained soil, add sand to improve the drainage.
Not required fertiliser. However, occasional fertilizing during growth periods is fine.
Once a year, use a container 2-5cm larger in diameter than the original pot.
But how do I know the exact amount of water to use?
Do not worry! We got you, the steps are easy. Here are the amounts:
- Mini (Small) 100ml
- Midi (Medium) 250ml
- Lush (Large) 400ml
Firstly, fill a coffee mug with the amount suggested for your plant friend, use our water dropper to transfer the water from the mug to your stones. That’s it!
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.
Midi Cacti Mix – Burgundy
AED300.00Not a plant person? We guarantee that this garden of cacti will convert you into one. These green companions thrive on neglect. The perfect housemates and some of the most independent plants out there! It’s very easy to look after. They like a lot of light, but manage in light shade. Their water needs are low, so just top it up lightly when the soil is fully dry.
Petite Cacti Mix – Dust Pink
AED200.00Order this trio of cuteness and you’ll receive one of a variety of different species, all with a unique personality. A combination of the ball cactus and red ruby cactus are paired together with a short-leaf aloe, and each one has its charms. It’s a great starter plant or gift because it’s so easy to take care of. It will tolerate lower light conditions, but thrives in sun, and needs very little water.