Transplanting Cactus - Knowledgebase Question

Panama City, FL
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Question by LSTe215915
November 15, 1999
I have a large cactus, in original pot. What time of the year should I transplant, in ground.

Answer from NGA
November 15, 1999
Cactus should be transplanted in the spring, when they're actively growing. If you transplant during the fall or winter when they're normally dormant, the roots will be subject to root rot from accumulated water around the roots. It's safest to wait until spring and transplant then.

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