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My 10' Cathedral Cactus (Euphorbia trigona) needs to be re-potted. The 24" clay pot tips over from the height and weight of this plant. Where can I find a container larger enough and what kind of soil is best for her?
I have a 10' Cathedral Cactus (Euphorbia trigona) that needs to be re-potted into a larger container. She's in a 24" clay pot which tips over from the height and weight of this plant. Where can I find a container larger enough and what kind of soil is best for her? Any idea will be welcome!
Often it is the design of clay pots that lends to them falling over, mostly from the narrow bottom which provides little stability. Choose a container that has a wider or broader base and isn't tapered as much as the clay pot. Also, you might consider pruning some of the height from the Euphorbia. Choose any tall stalks that would not leave a void in the overall shape of your nice plant and simply remove them. They will usually heal quickly and might provide more stability for your plant as well as improving the overall appearance.