R: cactus garden mould

Giovanni gxquarel at txin.it
Wed Apr 19 14:28:21 EST 2000

Ollie <ollie at bigpond.net> wrote in message
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> Hey, I have a small cactus carden in a large pot, and there are about 5
> types in there. (1 is a form of aloe, the rest, I dunno. Sorry).

The pot has to be not so large.

>For about a
> month, there's been mould growing in the top of the soil, and the side of
> the pot. I don't water them often, cos they're cacti, but the mould looks
> like it's killing the plants, and it doesn't have a very nice odour.

Has the pot a hole for the draining?

> there anything I can do to get rid of the mould at all? it's in medium
> light, and cooler than room temperature. That's all I know.
> thanx

You must change the soil as soon as possible!


Giovanni (Le x nel mio indirizzo sono fittizie)

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