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Name: Duane
Gresham OR (Zone 8a)
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duane456
Feb 21, 2016 9:48 AM CST
Is potting mix ok for cactus's?
Name: Duane
Gresham OR (Zone 8a)
Life began in a garden.
I helped beta test the first seed swap Winter Sowing Plant and/or Seed Trader Seed Starter Salvias Hummingbirder
Hostas Cottage Gardener Annuals Echinacea Container Gardener Dahlias
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duane456
Feb 21, 2016 9:50 AM CST
It's some type of Schlumbergera (indoors)
Name: Alex Junge
MN st paul, (Zone 4a)
Plantsmylove
Feb 21, 2016 3:16 PM CST
Depends on what kind of cacti were dealing with jungle ones like more moist earthy soil this family includes Easter and Christmas cacti

The desert cacti like fast draining gritty mix that drys out quickly desert cacti includes the barrel cacti clomer ones and many others
Name: tarev
San Joaquin County, CA (Zone 9b)
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tarev
Feb 21, 2016 3:32 PM CST
Hello duane, if you are going to use regular potting mix for Schlumbergera, I would add some pumice or perlite, to make it well draining, or mix in some fine orchid bark too, and use containers with drain holes. They like to get moderately moist, not too soggy wet, and drain well to dry out but not too dried so roots gets good air below soil line too.
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