Fun Fact: Cacti and succulents are flowering plants so that means every kind is capable of blooming!
Whether you are wondering why your cactus is not blooming or you may have seen your plant bloom and want it to keep happening, we have some ways to help.
Contrary to popular belief, cacti do not need to be old to bloom. As you can see from our Instagram, where we post photos of our cacti in bloom, even the tiny baby cacti and succulents that we grow bloom frequently.
Here is how you can help your cacti and succulents bloom:
In their natural environment, cacti and succulents are used to intense sunlight and little water in winter and then they bloom in Spring and Summer so let’s work on recreating that environment in these 4 steps:
It is important to know that not all indoor cacti bloom. Our small paddled cacti have never been seen blooming. Cacti like Olivia and Ferdinand are opuntias and they tend to bloom when the paddles are very large and they are planted in the desert.
PLANT KILLER HACK: Find cacti and succulents that are known to be frequent bloomers! All of the frequent bloomers in our shop are photographed in bloom so you can easily find them!
Here are some of our frequently blooming cacti from the shop!
Once your cactus has bloomed, it is normal for it to flower from 24 hours to 2 weeks depending on the plant. When the bloom starts to wither, no worries, just gently remove it and get ready for it’s next bloom!
Tag us in your cactus bloom photos on Instagram @tierrasolstudio!