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Posted 1M ago by @JoyousPinoak

Moon cactus sheath turning grey and buds falling

Does anyone have any idea on what causes the sheath of a moon cactus to turn grey? Also her buds will look fine one day and fall off the next. Can anyone share some advice to fix this? Thank you!
2” pot with drainage
Last watered 2 weeks ago
The bottomed of my cacti discolor over time. For the most part, it’s natural.

The tiny new growth isn’t getting enough water - that’s why they are falling off. HOWEVER, you don’t want to give it too much water because it can cause the dragon fruit stem to rot and then your moon cactus will die because it has no way to get nutrients.

The green part is just a tool to keep the orange part happy.