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Now is the time to start.
In California it rains every ten years. The Cactii in the
desert flower.

Small plants are now at Garden Centres. About £3.
Get six or more however you fancy. Take home and repot into 3 " pots. Wearing gloves because of the spikes.

Cover with several layers of fleece for the winter.
From April to September emulate the California conditions.
Give them a good drink of water every 6 weeks.

I have had one that flowered 4 times this year. In July
it had 15 flowers on. They only last 3 days. Lovely.

I give them my own names. Call it ‘Grand dad.’

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How about some photos?
My cacti flower - one Christmas cactus in bud already. I haven't given it a name. Guess you don't have those in California as they are not desert cacti.

22 Oct, 2019


My Cactii are living happily in England.

22 Oct, 2019


Hi goldenoldie91 ... I've added this blog to Goypedia.

23 Oct, 2019


I have two small cacti gardens, one at each end of my bedroom windowsill. I have had them since the early 70s and love them. They each have three plants, some cacti some succulents; occasionally they flower which is a delight and makes me think I am not doing so badly caring for them after all ;-) They flowered more profusely in my last house where my bedroom windowsill was south-facing but I am not going to move them to another room, they are a welcome sight to wake up to every morning.

24 Oct, 2019

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