There are symptoms of over watering a cactus. They need so little maintenance. Many owners kill their cacti because they water it too much. A cactus actually needs some drought to survive. In the beginning stages, a cactus appears healthy. The problem is not happening on the surface though. The problem is going on at the root level. It is very important to catch the symptoms early. The roots will die and rot as they get waterlogged.
- Growing a cactus will take dedication and focus from a grower. Buy over-watering the cactus is a big time problem for these growers.
- The cactus often needs little maintenance, but problems can develop. Watch for symptoms that the cactus receives too much water.
- A water logged cactus can rot at the root level itself. Rotting cacti can quickly wither away and never come back in full.
“The best rule of thumb to avoid having cactus plants with too much water is simply to let the growing medium of your cactus dry out a lot between waterings.”