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PostSubject: Dull Winter    Sat Jun 09, 2012 8:04 pm

Hi,

I was looking at some of my cacti today in my Greenhouse and I noticed that some were looking a little dull. Is it normal for cacti to look a little dull and shriveled going into their winter rest?

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PostSubject: Re: Dull Winter    Sat Jun 09, 2012 10:56 pm

Depending on the species, some of them can actually shrivel up and completely retract into the soil. Many will to some degree show some signs of dormancy in the winter. Which ones are looking "under the weather"?
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PostSubject: Re: Dull Winter    Sun Jun 10, 2012 11:27 am

Yep completely normal, they will thrive in spring Smile

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PostSubject: Re: Dull Winter    Sun Jun 10, 2012 5:03 pm

Thanks for the help, thats a relief. Smile

IXOXI, A couple of my ferocactus and echinocereus were looking the worst

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