Cholla cactus - Knowledgebase Question

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Question by vanattasw
June 30, 2010
What is the trick to growing a healthy looking Cholla? Have several pots which have all started from one cactus, but the original

Answer from NGA
June 30, 2010


Sounds like an infestation of cottony scale and it's difficult to control on cacti. The best thing to do is start with insect free plants, fresh cactus mix, and sterilized containers. Isolate any new cactus until you are sure they are not harboring insect pests. Hope this helps.

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