Description for Grafted cactus, Moon Cactus (Maroon)
Moon cactus plants come in vibrant bright colors of hot maroon. These are small plants, generally only a half inch across, although there are cultivars that get up to 8 inches in diameter.
|Common name||Flower colours||Bloom time||Height||Difficulty|
|Moon Cactus||Maroon||Spring / Summer||Half inch to 8 inches||Easy to grow|
Planting and care
Re-pot when the plant performs clump and goes beyond the pot size. It should be done before or after the rainy season and in the spring season.
Re-pot with the following proportions: 3 parts of potting soil, 1 part of grit (pumice), 1 part of the horticultural-grade sand, 1/2 part of the compost etc.
|Bright indirect sunlight||Well-drained sales||Water moon cactus thoroughly, then let the plant dry out between waterings.||Above 9 degrees C, The tiny moon cactus will not do well in very cold temperatures, so bring it inside to overwinter during the cold winter months.||Treat it with a cactus fertilizer every month during its growing season.|
Caring for Grafted cactus
- Plants prefer temperatures on the warm side but need a minimum of 48 degrees F(9 degrees C) to survive.
- Indoor plants should be partially shielded from bright sunlight by slatted blinds during the brightest part of the day.
Typical uses of Grafted cactus
Special features: Grafted Maroon moon cactus
Ornamental use: Plants are used for an ornamental purpose.