Cacti like a sunny spot, When the plants get too much shade a gray color and filleting them. Provide a well-permeable floor, which has a neutral to slightly acidic pH (between 6 and 7). Cactus land available commercially meets the requirements. Repotting cactus should only happen if the cactus is too large in relation to the pot. This should sort depends to occur every 3 to 5 years. The best time to repot is spring. Repotted plants poured best only after 10 to 14 days because of damaged roots have yet to recuperate.
The optimum temperature is around 25 ° C during the summer. When really sunny days this temperature may reach 35 ° C without causing problems, will then be sufficient moisture for the cactus is available. During the winter the plants are at rest and the temperature can drop to 10 ° C. The condition is that the plants should be dry.
Casting is a more difficult matter. A general rule is that the cactus should pour until the compost is completely dry (also below). In winter (October to March), one should not pour because the plants then have their rest. The adding fertilizer is done with a cactus fertilizer available in trade which has a low nitrogen content. During the summer it is advisable to fertilize one time per month.
No plants as decorative and surreal as cactus. A gray-green base can grow a bright pink sphere and can appear brilliant flowers between the spines. Mammillaria are blooming cacti, Echino is spherical with beautiful uniform ridges. Gymnocalycium appears to be built up from green balls and has a funnel flower, Opuntia grows in flat discs. And Cereus grows like a pillar that can be up to ten meters in the wild
Pachanot cactus, cool, trendy, decorative.