Light: They require plenty of light.
Watering: Touch the potting soil to make sure it is dry before watering the cactus. Normally, one watering per month is enough. In winter time, when the light and the temperature go down, the cactus enters into a dormant period. It is very important to stop any fertilizers and watering frequency between December and February. If you find the soil very dry during this time and you are afraid of losing your cactus, water the cactus in a minimal way. It is important not to leave water in the bottom of the pot or on the plate as it will cause the roots to rot.
Remember that you have higher chances of losing (killing) the cactus by watering or mistering it too much.
A key characteristic of succulents plants, or plants with thick leaves, is that they store water in their tissues in the form of sap. This allows them to survive during periods of drought. Watering them too much will cause the roots to rot.
Light:In the majority of the cases, succulent plants require full exposure to the sun. Alternatively, they can also be placed under a medium source of light, as long as they receive a few hours of direct sun light a day. In winter time, when the light is dim, place the plants closer to a window. Signs of a lack of light include: stems lengthening excessively, branches becoming droopy rather than erect, and leaves becoming smaller. In these cases, the plant simply will stop growing.
Watering:Touch the potting soil to make sure it is dry before watering. Normally, water the plant every 2 weeks. In the winter time, the plant will go into a dormant period. During this time, it is very important to stop any fertilizers and decrease the watering frequency between December and February. Do not leave water in the bottom of the pot or on the plate as it will cause the roots to rot.
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