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May 23, 2020 3:11 PM CST
Fort Worth
Cody cactus needs help... We are living in Fort Worth.. we got this May 10th, haven't really watered it... however we have had lots of water, but it stays under and over hang and gets a little wet during storms. We planted it with a cactus mix soil. It looks to be diseased or dying... it was expensive so if we can prevent this it would be awesome! Please help!!

I am an amateur at this, so my dumb question is what kind of cactus is this as I am trying so research of my own

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May 23, 2020 3:21 PM CST
Name: Daisy I
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Welcome!

Its an Agave.
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May 23, 2020 3:45 PM CST
Name: Baja
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... and it looks to be in great health.

Welcome!
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May 23, 2020 5:30 PM CST
Fort Worth
Baja_Costero said:... and it looks to be in great health.

Welcome!


Even with the dead part of it on the bottom? Do I just cut the dead part off? Or leave it be
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May 23, 2020 5:32 PM CST
Name: Daisy I
Reno, Nv (Zone 6b)
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Leave it be.
Life is not a journey to the grave with the intention of arriving safely in a pretty and well preserved body, but rather to skid in broadside, thoroughly used up, totally worn out, and proclaiming...."WOW What a Ride!!" -Mark Frost

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May 23, 2020 5:36 PM CST
Fort Worth
DaisyI said:Leave it be.


So from the research I've done.. just leave it outside, water every other week?
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May 23, 2020 6:14 PM CST
Name: Daisy I
Reno, Nv (Zone 6b)
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Leave it outside and water when the soil is dry.
Life is not a journey to the grave with the intention of arriving safely in a pretty and well preserved body, but rather to skid in broadside, thoroughly used up, totally worn out, and proclaiming...."WOW What a Ride!!" -Mark Frost

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