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Posted 1w ago by @UnbiasedTree

Rescued false catus!!
I don't know why I rescue plants I know nothing about as if I'm a good person to adopt them and rehab them, yet here I am. From the office of someone at my school who recently retired, this Thanksgiving/Easter cactus was left behind, so I took it under my wing. On a scale of 1-5, how healthy is this plant? What kind of rehab care do I need to get this baby healthy and thriving? And what the heck is that weird yellow fungus-like stuff sitting at the top of the soil? Should this be repotted with soil? Propagated? Trimmed? Any and all advice appreciated! #christmascactus #plantrescue
2ft to light, direct
6” pot with drainage
Last watered 1 week ago
It looks a little droopy and sunburned, but totally fine!

They like well draining soil and porous pots so I'd give it a repot to make sure the pot is the right size for the plant since you don't know the last time it was repotted. You can trim off any of the sunburned tips of you'd like but you don't need to. Some look pretty shriveled so they may fall off anyway, but you can remove them if you're worried. But these guys are pretty bulletproof and if you do nothing, it'll probably be just fine πŸ˜‚
Fantastic, thanks so much for the advice! I have no idea what kind of care (or neglect) this one received in that office, she was much more occupied with her orchids lol.

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