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[Total: 0    Average: 0/5] You must sign in to vote Hi Guys 😀 in this video I show you what cold damage looks like on a cactus, this damage is caused by high humidity and cool winter temperatures. ★ Check out my website http://www.desertplantsofavalon.com/ ★ Facebook https://www.facebook.com/DesertPlantsOfAvalon ★ Twitter https://twitter.com/plantsofavalon Thank you for watching, please give me a Like and I would love you to SUBSCRIBE for regular updates and take a look at my other Cacti and Succulent and nature videos to see my weird and wacky cacti and other succulent plants up close and personal. HAPPY GROWING GUY’S 🙂 Royalty Free Music Music By Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com) Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 3.0 http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/ Video Rating: / 5

15 Comments

  • Robert Chapman 7 months ago

    Would a dehumidifier be practical for a greenhouse in a situation like yours?

  • witoldo 7 months ago

    happy new year
    with
    trichocereus pachanoi
    lophocereus schottii
    lophophora williamsii
    echinofossulocactus
    euphorbia eritrea
    lithops
    pachicereus pringlei
    neobuxbaumia
    notocactus leninghausii
    cephalocereus senilis
    carnegia gigantea
    and my
    datura stramonium!
    hi from italy!

    ciao bellissima!

    kiss!!

  • Cactus King222 7 months ago

    I am anticipating spring and summer so much because that is when all the cacti will start their growing season again

  • DEA- Exotics 7 months ago

    great information

  • Olga's dreamland 7 months ago

    I think this cactus is very smart. He knows how much you love your plants and he took advantage of your love because he wants to be inside your house to be cosy . Sneaky little cactus. 🙂

  • featheredfan 7 months ago

    I agree with NatureGarden. This looks like something close to Pilosocereus pachycladus.

  • خالد الكناني 7 months ago

    hi lyn can you tell me if the Euphorbia aeruginosa can grow from cuttings

  • Vikas Babu 7 months ago

    Can you tell me if my cactus get 6-7 hr sunlight even in winter(18-20°C) then they will goes to dormant period or not ?and do i have to water them or not?.i live in india winter temp is (18-20°C) and summer temp is 45-50°C.

  • nana jack 7 months ago

    Thanks guys, my first winter with cactus ans succulents so I at least have an idea of what to look out for now.

  • Bevy King 7 months ago

    Hi! Have you thought of getting a dehumidifier? Here we use them in damp basements etc. Amazing the amount of water they pull from the air. We had one growing up. Had to dump the bucket every day until my Dad ran a hose from it to a drain. ☺

  • حبيب المصطفى 7 months ago

    Hi, I had this happening to a Selenicereus anthonyanus, parts of the plant would go brown and mushy and the whole plant would be covered by these orange spots. It really hates the cold, but a part of it is nowadays with Miss Orchid girl, and it gets the warm temps that it needs to thrive. Hope Hans's plant is not going more orange than this, halloween is over after all. lol

  • 19grand 7 months ago

    Poor chaps. A bit off subject Lynn, did you ever try a grow light on your cacti seedlings? I was thinking of trying a LED light bulb off eBay, again to help me give my seedlings a good start.

  • Kaitlyn Jacques 7 months ago

    Very informative video! Thanks for sharing! 🙂

  • Dawn Pleasant 7 months ago

    Thank you. I'm in Southern California (inland valley) and it's been down to 26 Fahrenheit so far. I keep checking my little cacti collection for cold damage. They are on a covered patio and wrapped in blankets at night. Now I know what the signs of cold damage are!

  • NatureGarden 7 months ago

    Hello Lin. Plant in the video is some species of Pilosocereus from Brazil. Also one of your Rhipsalis plants in the hanging basket show signs of cold/ high humidity damage, black spots. These spots both, black and orange are not really harmless, usually it is first sign of fungal / bacterial disease – often Fusarium fungi and can unfortunatelly kill the plant over time. Also minimal temperatures for the subtropical and tropical cacti and other succulents vary of course, but one thing that I can recommend that these plant need is to have at least few hours of higher temperatures in the day /week. What I mean – for example I have set my termostat in my greenhouse to 7 degrees celsius minimum, but from 12:0014:00 o´clock I have set it to 13 degrees celsius. These plants need some higher temperatures in the week / day especially if humidity is high. Temperatures in my greenhouse can vary from negative 2 degrees celsius at night to even 30 on sunny days, but at least 13 at cloudy or very cold freezing days / ouside /. I do not overwinter tropical species in my greenhouse. 2 weeks of this cold temperatures is enough to slowly kill the plants.

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