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Growing Cacti Indoors

Growing Cacti Indoors

Posted by Tammy Sons on Sep 09 , 2014

When considering plants that will thrive and do good indoors the cacti is a wonderful one. 

These are very versatile and will thrive inside with very little water needed to make them grow. 

Cacti are hardy, sturdy and do great inside. Cacti plants are great and can live for years if they are taken care. These plants will thrive during the winter months inside because they are used to dry and heated areas. The cacti plant will also only need to be watered about once a month, unlike other inside plants that will need to be watered about every day or every other day. Cacti are great because they will grow in very shallow pots, and they will do great when sat into a shallow dish with a drain hole in the bottom. When they are watered, the water will run through but will be used as they need it. Cacti also will need to be handled very carefully because they will have needles that will hurt so handle with care.

A very thick pair of gloves will prevent this from happening. Keep these plants up and away from children and pets so that they will get hurt. If a piece of cacti gets in your finger, it can be removed by gently using tweezers or with a sturdy and durable piece of tape. Cacti will also thrive and grow well if they are placed on a windowsill where they will receive the greatest amount of sunlight. Sometimes these plants do not need to be watered for weeks at a time and will all depend on how hot the environment is where they are. There are also soils that are specially made for the cacti plant. These plants will not do well when planted in regular soils unless they are a very coarse variety. Buy the plants that will help the cacti plant thrive and become healthy.

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