Zygo Cactus

How Are Different Colors of Zygo Cacti Created?

Zone 7b | Frances Calhoun added on December 16, 2011 | Answered

I have a "new" color that has appeared spontaneously in pot with another color.

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Answered on December 20, 2011

This is called a sport. A sport is an offshoot of a plant that exhibits characteristics that do not conform to the parent plant. They are typically caused by a mutation. If you propagate the sport through cuttings, the cuttings will also have the same colors as the sport.

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