overwatered cactus

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  1. Liza Baer

    Liza Baer Member

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    hi,
    while i was away on holiday, i had a friend water my plants but he accidentally added far too much water to my totem pole cactus. what can i do to get rid of the extra water?
    thanks
     
  2. jimmyq

    jimmyq Well-Known Member 10 Years

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    try putting the plant ouside in a nice warm spot on sunny days, be mindful that you dont scorch the plant with too much sunshine.. may help to dry your soil out somewhat
     
  3. HortLine

    HortLine Active Member 10 Years

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    Cactus

    Be mindful of the rain!! Don't leave your cactus outside. Artificial light might be a good alternative on grey days.

    Sincerely,
    Hortline
     
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