Pencil Cactus

Why Does My Pencil Cactus Have Yellowish Tips?

Anonymous added on February 7, 2014 | Answered

I have a 30-inch tall bush-like pencil cactus. The last 3 inches or so are turning yellowish. What does it need?

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Answered on February 7, 2014

This is typically caused by overwatering. Make sure to let the soil dry out in between waterings. If it was accidentally overwatered in the past, I would check the roots to make sure that there is no root rot.

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