@jillycinderelly here are my two survivors, who coincidentally look like exactly like Bunny ears. i let the pads sit on sandy soil for roughly two months barely spritzing it (our humid weather takes care of that i guess) before it finally grew these stubs. 🙂
Amazing! So, I just have to wait for mine. I thought they’re hopeless. Been waiting for like a month. Thank you for your update!! You’re lucky your Bunny Ears looks like a bunny hiding under the soil. 😍 Exquisite garden, by the way! Love your feed
The rainy season claimed its first victim in what I thought would be a friendly rain shower for my cactus. I woke up one morning and ALL its pads had broken off and scattered all over the floor. I think it was rain sogging up the soil and its root maybe, as it couldn’t have been the birds causing it to die like that.. (?) either way, i was really sad and have since tried to revive its decapitated parts through propagation. 😔 Atleast I was able to take this photo before its demise. #cactus-help
@lovestogarden thanks! kitchen tongs sounds like a good idea i’ve already got pricked by the little hairs on it 😩 i’ve started to root them and hope that they grow, i seem to notice some fuzzy white stuff between the pad and the soil on some pads. idk maybe it is fungus? :(
IDK, but make sure you have let the broken fresh open-wound area scab over before you plant. They will definitely rot if not dried. It is better to leave them unplanted for a long time, than plant too soon. Just pull them back up and set them on the soil. Cactus do not need lots of water/moisture. The humidity in the soil and air all counts. ❤
@jillycinderelly hi there 👋🏼😊 thanks for asking, i felt terrible that my bunny ears died like that. i was able to propagate the pads, but only two out of all these in the picture produced pups. so not a great ratio, but atleast some survived!