Broken Cactus

pitayasb added on May 22, 2016 | Answered

My dragon fruit cactus (Hylocereus) got a crack in the main stem while I was repotting it (it's very top-heavy). The crack is not all the way through the stem and I was able to seal it using the weight of the plant. How should I care for the plant? Will the crack heal? Or will it start to die?

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Answered on May 24, 2016

I would go ahead and prune the plant to eliminate the break.
You can actually go ahead and propagate the cuttings from the plant.

Here is an article with more information.

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