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Old 04-08-2018, 08:22 PM
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Originally Posted by greatblueheron View Post
Cuttings need different soil...a mix or peat and sand is best.

Later after root growth, use a soil for epiphytes or a general soil like Miracle Grow with perlite mixed in for a lighter soil. Heavier soils can get too saturated with water and drown the plant.

I use miracle grow cactus / draining bagged soil in the yellow bag. It's called " cactus and succulent " I think ( I'm at work or id go look)

It works well for any plant that won't tolerate waterlogging.

I picked it for its draining capabilities, not for the word "cactus" on the bag.

Thats,what I planted my Christmas cactus in.

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Old 04-13-2018, 04:09 AM
Location: Albuquerque NM
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I potted up all the cuttings last night. I used the cactus mix with the coir. I put some in a terra-cotta pot but the others (there were more than I was expecting) I placed in a seedling-starter tray. Now they are all under bright but diffused light from a skylight. I hope I hope I hope!
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