CACTI Need Info !

Stephen Jankalski CEREOID at
Wed Oct 25 11:46:59 EST 2000

Usually my Cacti are pretty well informed.

Now that would make an interesting school project!

Would you believe that there are books and articles that have been written
on that topic? If you search Agricola, you might find some of them.

"John & Su" <anonymous at> wrote in message
news:8t5b9g$5dr$3 at
> Hello,
> Can someone give me information about root desiccation ?
> The problem is :
> My Cacti are living in a soil made with 3 part of sand, 1 part of land,
> of charcoal cut in tiny part.
> I use big clay Pots (20cm) and biggest cacti is about 12 cm.
> The everyday temperature round year is ranging between 24 and 36 C.
> is very high.
> The temperature of the pots in the morning till 12 is up to 50C.
> Country is Thailand.
> I noticed that after 3-7 day that soil is getting very dry.
> I would like to know how long the root in a very dry - and hot - sand can
> "survive" without starting desiccation.
> Thanks and regards,
> John.

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