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when do I start to fertilize a thanksgiving cactus and with what chemical

Zone 02571 | mjulitta@hotmail.com added on September 11, 2018 | Answered

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BushDoctor
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Answered on September 12, 2018

Since these are epiphytes, similar to orchids, they will feed a little differently. The fertilizer of choice needs to be highly soluble, and will be easiest if liquid.

I recommend an orchid fertilizer cut to 1/4 strength. Spray this on the pads, and into the soil once a month.

This article will give you more information on the care of these: https://www.gardeningknowhow.com/ornamental/cacti-succulents/thanksgiving-cactus/thanksgiving-cactus-plant.htm

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