Cactus

Cactus

Plant Story

Cacti occur in a wide range of shapes and sizes. Cactus are succulents, meaning they have thickened, fleshy parts adapted to store water. Unlike many other succulents, the stem is the only part of cacti where this vital water storage process takes place.

Light

Display in sunny areas near a window, or in a place it will receive 8 hours of bright artificial light.

Water

Allow soil to dry between watering. Do not allow standing water in pot or tray.

Temperature

These plants tolerate a wide range of temperatures from 60-90F. Keep away from air conditioning or heating vents.

Fertilizer

Apply a balanced houseplant food once every other month at ½ strength during warm seasons.