Cacti like a sunny spot, When the plants get too much shade a gray color and filleting them. Care for a readily permeable soil, 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 has become too large in relation to the pot. This should sort depended upon to occur every 3 to 5 years. The best time to repot is spring. Verpotte plants pour the best after 10 to 14 days because of damaged roots have yet to recover some.
The optimum temperature is around 25 ° C during the summer. When really sunny days the temperature may reach 35 ° C without any problems occur, will then be sufficient moisture for the cactus has 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.
The casting is a more difficult matter. A general rule is that the cactus has to pour until the root ball 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 beautiful flowers between 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 disks. And Cereus grows like a pillar that can be up to ten meters in the wild.
The Cactus spines form their own ecosystem of cactus. In nature, they protect against being eaten by animals, nocturnal cold and sunlight. In addition, they provide a little cooling, dew absorption and drainage of precipitation. Furthermore, the plant is pleasant self-reliant. Cacti have large root system that allows them to store moisture in their roots, leaves and stems, and thus largely self-regulate their food.
Cactus, cool, trendy, decorative.