Old Man Cactus Has Formed a Crater on Its Side

sharon abbott added on March 31, 2017 | Answered

My old man cactus has formed a crater on its side. What is happening to it and is it infected and able to infect my other plants?

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Answered on April 5, 2017

Make sure you are not overwatering your dish garden.

Your cactus may have developed a fungus or root rot.
If the cactus is soft and mushy, you may not be able to save it.
Here is a link to refresh you on the care requirements.

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