Cactus lovers raise their pets in large greenhouses. True, not a single connoisseur of these ornamental plants managed to collect the entire collection.
If you just wanted to get yourself a prickly, unpretentious inhabitant of your apartment, then you should think about where you will place it.
There are not many places with natural light in the apartment. Therefore, it is worth paying attention to windows and balconies, because many flower growers grow their ornamental plants on them.
Everyone knows that evergreens constantly photosynthesize. That is, all plants emit oxygen in sunlight, and with a lack of sunlight, they begin to emit carbon dioxide. Therefore, it is necessary to place plants no further than 1.5 meters from the access of natural light. These can be shelves near windows, computer tables located near them. And other objects of everyday use with close access to the sun.
These ornamental plants are brought from distant countries with a hotter and drier climate. Therefore, not many novice cactus breeders can create favorable conditions for the growth and development of their new household members. They are brought by seeds or cuttings, for each species it is necessary to choose its own soil and its place in the house, the main thing is not to start forbidden species that cause hallucinations.
It is best to keep the green thorns in the kitchen or office; it is not recommended to put them in the bedroom. If your balcony is glazed, then this is a great place for a cactus. There he will have enough sun and air to grow and develop. Cacti consume moisture from the air, so they need a room where warm, moist air will constantly circulate. To create such conditions, with a lack of space, it is necessary to follow the rules for breeding a cactus.
On the windowsill on which the cacti grow, it is necessary to install a reflective grill. After all, mainly batteries are located under the windowsills in our houses, and the extra dry heat is very harmful for cacti. Reflective grates will help keep your cactus healthy.
Adhere to the rules of breeding and keeping cacti, and they will delight you for a long time with their eternal green color. And once a year in the summer, they will delight you with their beautiful flowers. And if you place them correctly, they will protect you from radiation and allow you to replenish your home with oxygen.