How big does a cactus strawflower get?
|Botanical Name||Xerochrysum bracteatum|
|Mature Size||2 to 3 feet tall, 6 to 18 inches wide|
|Sun Exposure||Full sun, partial shade|
|Soil Type||Any well-drained soil|
|Soil pH||5.5 to 6.5|
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Beside this, how often do you water a cactus strawflower?
Water your cactus when the soil dries out. Cacti are drought-tolerant plants and can be left without water for several weeks. In general, water once a month, or when a stick inserted to the bottom of the pot is still dry when pulled out.
Additionally, how do you feed a cactus strawflower? Fertilize the cactus once per month during the spring and summer months. Use a balanced fertilizer, such as a 10-10-10, and dilute it with water to 50 percent . There is no need to fertilize it during the cold months as cacti are dormant during this time.
Just so, how do you repot a strawflower cactus?
Shake off the old soil and plant the cactus at the same depth it was growing in the old soil. Fill in around the roots with your medium and place it in a sunny southeast or east window. Among important repotting cactus tips is to not water the plant yet, as it is adjusting to being handled and new soil conditions.
How do you know if a cactus is real?
Real cacti never bloom that way. Their flowers always grow from more mature parts of the plant, sometimes squarely from the side of the plant, sometimes closer to the center, but never smack dab in the middle. If the flower is perfectly centered, it's therefore not a real one. The flower color can be an indication.