‘How Often Should I Water My Cactus?’ & Other Questions All Plant Killers Wonder, Answered
BUT REALLY, HOW OFTEN SHOULD I WATER MY CACTUS?
Spring through fall tends to be a cactus’s growing season, when it needs more water. Even then, you typically only need to water it once a month, writes Seana Monley Rodriguez, founder of Tierra Sol Studio in North Carolina. If you’re tempted to water more often, just make sure the soil has dried out completely before you water it again, and always pour the water directly onto the sand or soil, rather than onto the plant itself. From October through January, you can get away with watering your plants every other month, since cacti go dormant then.
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