Orange Moon Cactus plant Care and Instructions
The easiest to keep alive – Cactus thrives on neglect! Coming from desert climates, cactus love the sun! However, beware of the Indian afternoon sun! Keeping them in extreme heat, especially behind a glass that magnifies the heat can cause the cactus to burn. If you notice the cactus turning brown or yellow on the side facing the sun, try giving it a cooler place to thrive in! For watering cacti, the golden rule is to make sure the soil is completely dry before watering! This will stop the roots from rotting. It is advised to always use a pot with a drainage hole so that excess water can get drained out. If kept in a sunny area, you will need to water it once every week. If it is in a semi-shaded or filtered light area, you might need to water it once in 2 weeks. Cacti-like soil that is well aerated and fast draining. You can fertilize the cactus in the summer months when it is in its growing season. During the winters it is best to cut back on any fertilizer and let the plant rest. Indoor plants should be partially shielded from bright sunlight by slatted blinds during the brightest part of the day. The tiny moon cactus will not do well in very cold temperatures, so bring it inside to overwinter during the cold winter months.
Light – Bright indirect sunlight
Place – Indoor plants should be partially shielded from bright sunlight by slatted blinds during the brightest part of the day.
Water – thoroughly, then let the plant dry out between waterings.
Fertilizer – Treat it with a cactus fertilizer every month during its growing season.
Temperature – Above 9 degrees C, The tiny moon cactus will not do well in very cold temperatures, so bring it inside to overwinter during the cold winter months.
Moon Cactus absorbs Carbon DiOxide, Moon cactus is also called a filter of the environment.