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Q.Grated Moon Cactus Stock

Zone New Jersey | kmo726 added on August 24, 2014 | Answered

The top of my moon cactus began to shrivel and leak, so I removed it from the rootstock. Instead of grafting something onto it, is there anything else I can do with the stock? Also, what type of soil is best for these types of cacti?

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Answered on August 26, 2014

The moon cactus needs to be grafted onto another rootstock because it lacks the ability to photosynthesize - meaning it can't make its own food. Here are a couple of articles that will help you if you want to try regrafting yours: https://www.gardeningknowhow.com/ornamental/cacti-succulents/moon-cactus/care-of-moon-cactus.htm

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