Posted on 2022-05-292022-05-29 by the_dr_blueIt lives!!! (Coryphantha sulcata) On Thursday evening I was closing the plant window curtain when on a whim I checked the cactus tray. I have been watering the little shriveled Coryphantha sulcata seedling occasionally since there was still green, but I figured it was dead. It’s suddenly all plump and alive again!!!!!! Abby had the excellent suggestion that maybe the day length is now long enough for it to decide it’s spring and time to collect water again. Since the cats have been in plant window a lot, I figured the baby might be safer outside in a more stable pot. So on Saturday (yesterday) I repotted it carefully into fresh cactus potting mix. I have put it in the shade of the big planter, since my recent reading on baby cacti suggests that may best imitate a cactus seedling environment in the wild.
4 Replies to “It lives!!! (Coryphantha sulcata)”
Nice! Fingers crossed!
What a clever idea about the heat. I bet shes right. Was probably just dormant over the winter. All the baby cacti ive seen have been in full sun. I bet it makes it now. Just dont overwater.