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  • Answered by
    theficuswrangler on
    December 18, 2014

    No such thing as a kill-proof plant (sanseveria, the snake plant, comes the closest, I think,) and cacti are very easy to kill. Most people either water them too much, or not enough. Here's the thing you're not doing - you're not checking the soil moisture in the bottom of the pot before you water. This article will give you some ideas about that: https://www.gardeningknowhow.com/garden-how-to/soil-fertilizers/testing-moisture-in-plants.htm
    Kept indoors, it will need to have the soil get completely dry all the way down. However, as soon as it gets dry, it needs a thorough watering, meaning till water runs out the drainage holes.
    Try again. Spreading withering doesn't sound good, but please don't be defeated. Keep trying, and if you learn to test the soil before watering, you might find a whole new world opening.

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