Cacti like a sunny spot Too much shade the plants get a gray color and filleting them. Provide a well-permeable floor, which has a neutral to slightly acidic pH (between 6 and 7). The cactus land available in the trade meets the requirements. Repotting cactus should only happen if the cactus is too big in relation to the pot. This needs to be done depends on the type of 3 to 5 years. The best time for repotting is spring. Verpotte plants pour the best after 10 to 14 days because of damaged roots must restore everything.
The optimum temperature is around 25 ° C during the summer. In real sunny days this temperature may rise to 35 ° C without causing problems, it does the trick for the cactus sufficient moisture available. During the winter, the plants are at rest and temperatures can drop to 10 ° C. The condition is that the plants should be dry.
Water and fertilization
The molding is a more difficult matter. A general rule is that one should just pour the cactus as the root ball is completely dry (also below). In winter (October to March), one should not pour as if the plants know their dormancy. The adding fertilizer is done with a commercially available in cactus fertilizer which has a low nitrogen content. During the summer it is advisable to fertilize one time per month.