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Easter Lily Cactus

Learn how to care for Easter lily cactus along with its history and classification details.

how to care for easter lily cactus

Hardiness Zone: 9-11
Soil Type: Gravel-rich, water-permeable soil with a pH value of 6-7
Sun Exposure: Full sun
Annual or Perennial: Perennial
Type: Succulent

History: Easter Lily Cactus is native to Brazil and Argentina and is in the Cactaceae family. These cacti are usually rounded in form with 11- 18 ribs.

This cactus likes to go dormant during the Winter months and should ideally be moved to a colder area during this time

How to Care for Easter Lily Cactus

Common questions and details on how to care for Easter lily cactus.

How do I plant Easter lily cactus?

Plant this cactus in well-draining soil, in full sun or partial shade.

When is the best time to plant?

The best time of year to plant an Easter lily cactus is in the spring.

How do I propagate Easter lily cactus?

The best way for Easter lily cactus propagation is to cut off one of the pups, let it callus for a few days if there is an open wound, and then stick it in the same well-draining soil mixture.

Can I grow Easter lily cactus in a pot?

Yes, the Easter lily cactus can be planted in a pot, look for wide pots.

How much should I water an Easter lily cactus?

Water the Easter lily cactus only when the soil is dry.

How do I care for dogwood trees with fertilizer?

Your Easter lily cactus shouldn’t need to be fertilized. If you repot the cactus in larger pots it should double in size.

Should I plant any companion plants?

The Easter Lily Cactus grows well with Peonies, Irises and Columbines.

What are the health benefits of the Easter lily cactus?

The Easter lily cactus is full of vitamin A, C and E, calcium, potassium, copper, manganese, iron and omega 3 fatty acids.

We reap what we sow. We cannot expect apples when we have sown the seed of a cactus.

~ Unknown

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