Cactus
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Is my cactus dead….photos

Zone South Hadley, MA, 0107 | ginny_lou added on January 13, 2018 | Answered

I wasn't able to upload the photos before, but here they are (I hope)...

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BushDoctor
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Answered on January 14, 2018

I see from the photo, that the soil is too moist. This has likely caused an infection, and it may be beyond repair at this point.

Cactus care requires a light mix made for cacti, that is fast draining. They like to be thoroughly dry between waterings in the future.

This collection of articles will give you more information on cactus care: https://www.gardeningknowhow.com/ornamental/cacti-succulents/scgen/

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