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CACTUS cultivation on HYDROPONICS. Experiment. Water or soil – any differ?

November 5, 2019


Good day Dear Viewers. In this video we will talk about hydroponic growing of cacti For our experiment we will use two Echinocactus Grusonii We will grow two more echinocactuses in the soil for comparison. All cacti are the same size. In the temperate zone, the experiment is done throughout the spring. At first, remove the soil from the root system. We use 0.5 litre containers for the solution. Fill the container with clean water. As the level of water in the banks decreases, we pour in the fertilizer solution. Provide the recommended light and temperature conditions for cacti. In September, we compare the result of growing a cactus on hydroponics and in the soil. By size and other quality indicators, the plants do not differ. In September, the experiment is completed. If we plan to grow the plant on hydroponics for the next year, then we pack the cactus in a paper bag and put it into storage. But if the experiment is over, then the cactus is planted in the soil mix. If you liked this video, don’t forget to subscribe to our channel and hit the like button below, cause this is the best motivation for us. Good luck!

14 Comments

  • Reply AzFlora ENG October 2, 2017 at 2:09 pm

    When we have finished this video, we realized that WE MADE A MISTAKE. And this mistake is that our containers were transparent, but they MUST BE DARK (to protect roots from the light). And You should change a solution more often (more oxygen for the roots), or you can use aerator stone connected to an aquarium compressor. So keep it in mind when you will try to cultivate a plant on hydroponics. Good luck!

  • Reply Uriel 13th October 16, 2017 at 9:53 am

    Hello,
    What kind of soil mix are you using for cactus?

  • Reply Joshy Likey October 25, 2017 at 2:04 am

    Can you make a video on how to pollinate plants like Plumeria, Hoyas, or Echinopsis cacti? Thanks!

  • Reply Filliös Odonojú March 13, 2018 at 5:38 pm

    Actually "cacti hydroponics" is an OXYMORON. You would not expect to have a better growing ratio than another placed in a pot, simply because both need the same requirements due to its CAM metabolism. The best approach is to apply surgery and graft the desired species to another with a faster-growing feature if the objective is to accelerate the growth. Therefore the "hydroponics" is useless here and only beneficial for plants with C3 and C4 metabolisms prone to dehydration nonetheless, the empirical attempt is appreciated.

  • Reply Tiffany ML March 14, 2018 at 7:33 pm

    love ur music and great video . what type of fertilizer

  • Reply vin ng October 4, 2018 at 2:59 am

    I think is not good to plant cactus in water. Become yellowish color. I think cactus is better in less water condition

  • Reply A Supremum November 1, 2018 at 12:51 pm

    Why would anyone grow cacti hydroponically though?

  • Reply Ron Hobbs November 3, 2018 at 9:37 pm

    What is the guy in the video name? I would follow on social media.

  • Reply Cahê Olivo November 20, 2018 at 4:25 pm

    great, how the fertilizer solution is made?

  • Reply Nath my problem March 3, 2019 at 2:52 am

    Others: DON'T OVER WATER THEM!!
    Him: Uses a hose to remove soil

  • Reply Brooklyn Paranormal Society April 1, 2019 at 8:36 pm

    You had no idea what you were doing when you made this

  • Reply Jirut chana April 16, 2019 at 10:32 am

    Wow you make a new specie of cactus [WATER CACTUS]

  • Reply willy cious May 27, 2019 at 12:57 pm

    Before watch this video, i already do the same to accelerate root growing for medium size (to up) gymnocalycium cactus. And it all work for me. Nice sharing

  • Reply Mamtesh Rani June 5, 2019 at 1:36 pm

    Cactus grows inside water true

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