Asked by: Ike Zhirdetsky
asked in category: General Last Updated: 22nd March, 2020

How often should I water my Ruby Ball Cactus?

Allow the soil mix to become nearly dry between waterings, but then water thoroughly. The cactus should not be sitting in a marshy soil for more than a day or so; good drainage is essential. During the summer months, the plant may need frequent watering. Plants in small pots will only need weekly watering.

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Similarly one may ask, how often do you water cactus?

How often to water and fertilize: While growing, cacti and succulents should be watered at least once a week. Some people water more often than this. During each watering, give the soil a good soaking, so that water runs out of the 'drainage holes' of the pots.

Also, how often do you water a fairy castle cactus? Water thoroughly once every 2-3 weeks and allow excess water to run out the drainage holes in the nursery pot or whichever vessel you transplant into, however avoid overwatering. You can read some fundamental rules of watering here.

Thereof, how long do Ruby Ball Cactus live?

But the Hylocereus is normally a very large climbing cactus with long stems. When you chop it into small pieces for use as a rootstock, keeping it from growing normally, it rarely lives more than 2 years.

How do you know when a moon cactus is dying?

Something's Rotten Below If the stem starts to turn brown, this usually means it is rotting. A healthy stem is always firm and green. The most common cause of a brown, rotting stem in a cactus plant is root rot, and this is almost always because the plant is either over-watered, has poor drainage or both.

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