|Common Name||Moon Cactus|
|Maximum Reachable Height||Half inch to 8 inches|
|Bloom Time||Spring / Summer|
|Difficulty Level||Easy to grow|
Planting And Care
Plants prefer temperatures on the warm side but need a minimum of 48 degrees F(9 degrees C) to survive.
Indoor plants should be partially shielded from bright sunlight by slatted blinds during the brightest part of the day.
Moon Cactus Care
Re-pot when the plant performs clump and goes beyond the pot size. It should be done before or after the rainy season and in the spring season.
Re-pot with the following proportions: 3 parts of potting soil, 1 part of grit (pumice), 1 part of the horticultural-grade sand, 1/2 part of the compost, etc.
|Sunlight||Bright indirect sunlight|
|Watering||Water moon cactus thoroughly, then let the plant dry out between waterings.|
|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.|
|Fertilizer||Treat it with a cactus fertilizer every month during its growing season.|
Moon Cactus Special Feature
Grafted Maroon moon cactus
Moon Cactus Uses
- Plants are used for an ornamental purpose