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Sowing & planting
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Plant my globe cactus
Plant preferably between September and the end of November or between March and the end of April, when the winter reserves are formed and the temperatures are not too low.
Bury the roots a few centimeters so that the foliage is flush. Fill and pack well around the plant so as not to leave a pocket of air.
Water copiously just after planting.
If you are planting in a pot, use one whose volume corresponds to that of the plant, otherwise you will have to water it too often. You can use gravel at the bottom under mixture of soil, compost or compost for better drainage.
Water my globe cactus
Water regularly in summer, but do not too much as the globe cactus is very sensitive to overwatering ! If your plant is in a pot, check the top soil in the pot - stick your finger in it! - and water if it's dry to the touch.
Shelter my globe cactus
You have to shelter or protect this plant for the winter season.
Put outside my globe cactus
Take your potted plant out right after the last frosts.