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Cactus rot on top by Martha Sacklewill - Sun, 11 Feb 2018 06:21:35 EST ID:G+bi42x1 No.145773 Ignore Report Quick Reply
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So i've been a lazy dumbass and waited a bit too long before planting my cactus, it has already started to grow roots but the top looks horrible, can i cut off the top and let it heal or is it better to try to dry it up more and re-root it?
Augustus Hallydock - Sun, 11 Feb 2018 07:22:56 EST ID:7lkeaV3U No.145774 Ignore Report Quick Reply
Plant it in the ground, cut the top off.
Priscilla Berringfuck - Mon, 12 Feb 2018 04:56:59 EST ID:G+bi42x1 No.145775 Ignore Report Quick Reply
Should i wait 1-2 months before cutting off the top or can i just do it straight after planting it into the ground?
Cyril Nosslespear - Mon, 12 Feb 2018 21:44:52 EST ID:7lkeaV3U No.145776 Ignore Report Quick Reply
Do not wait. Cut it off the top and put in the ground asap. Callousing is for the part that goes in the ground only. The top will heal over better if the plant is getting nutrients from the ground.
Edwin Gendleworth - Tue, 13 Feb 2018 06:10:39 EST ID:BxnxPb7T No.145777 Ignore Report Quick Reply
Righto. Thanks for the help!
David Bizzlebere - Sat, 17 Feb 2018 08:44:45 EST ID:cFQ8DoVH No.145780 Ignore Report Quick Reply
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Get you some sulfur powder. After you cut rub it in. It will cauterise the wound and help prevent further infection.
Caroline Pockwill - Sun, 18 Feb 2018 16:05:45 EST ID:7lkeaV3U No.145782 Ignore Report Quick Reply
Dude is it really necessary? Like these plants have all these anti-bacterial alkaloids in them, you've got to fuck up pretty hard to get them to rot in the first place. I'm curious as to why you think it might be worth the effort though, you obviously have some experience.
Wesley Sindersat - Fri, 02 Mar 2018 18:42:22 EST ID:ol/Sob4l No.145801 Ignore Report Quick Reply
no you dont
the cut should dry up in no time

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