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Q.4 Night Blooming Cereus Buds Ready To Open, Only One Did, The One Closest To The Bottom. All Hung

Zone Holland, MI 49423 | Anonymous added on August 11, 2022 | Answered

down next morning. Established, large plant of many years, this never happened before. Any explanation? The 3 nonperformers actually started hanging downwards when they should have opened. Plant currently lives on a glassed-in porch (open windows), gets late evening sun. But porch gets quite hot during the PM. I’d appreciate any suggestions. Thank you.

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Answered on August 22, 2022

It sounds like a lack of energy. Make sure it is getting the proper water and nutrition to sustain it. Was it recently repotted? They tend to prefer to be rootbound for blooming. Even if not repotting, refreshing the soil occasionally is always appreciated. Here are their care needs:


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