Welcome to this article that will be talking about the best spot to keep a cactus in the bedroom. We usually say that it doesn’t really matter as long as the plant gets about 6 – 8 hours of sunlight each day.
This is usually easiest achieved in a south-facing window. There the sun will be shining the most and we normally don’t have to worry about the plant not getting enough sunlight.
That is really the only requirement we look at but there are also some general care tips and tricks that we will be including here that we feel are worth knowing about.
Where To Place Cactus In Bedroom
Just like we mentioned at the beginning of the article here, there are not a huge amount of factors that play into consideration when placing a cactus plant in a bedroom. The main thing we want is sunlight.
This is best achieved in a south-facing window. That will definitely make sure it gets the adequate amount of sunlight that we say is between 6 – 8 hours per day. Getting this step done will make caring for and growing a cactus a lot easier.
But if you want to have longevity with your cactus plant then you will avoid it being near a radiator. This could otherwise cause the soil to start warming up. That in turn harms the root system by having it dry up.
When this happens the plant above the surface will start to turn either yellow or brown. Indicating something is wrong with the way it’s growing. Generally speaking, almost all plants, want the soil to grow in that is cool and warm.
Watering the plant will also have to be mastered if you want a cactus plant that lasts for a long time. Some houseplants like the cactus can grow as old as 70 years old. This is the reason why we enjoy growing it so much. The small progress it makes each day looks like giant steps after every year.
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Benefits Of Cactus Plant In Bedroom
There are a few different benefits that the cactus plant brings to having it in the bedroom, but these can really be applied anywhere in your house. The first one we want to mention is that it will reduce stress and anxiety.
Something that is quite common these days is both stress and anxiety. Therefore having a cactus at home might help you be able to relax a little bit. But the most interesting and fascinating factor or benefit about cactus plants in the bedroom is that they will cleanse the air.
They take in the air and then it circles through the plant and outcomes and cleanses air that feels fresh. It might even lower the ambient noise in an apartment. That is also an interesting factor. Of course, you will perhaps have to have a larger cactus plant to feel any impact of this.
Nonetheless, the cactus plant is truly a fascinating plant to keep at home and grow. It’s one of the best beginner-friendly houseplants. We highly recommend this being the first one you try and grow. Low maintenance with a lot of beauty to it as well.
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Easiest Cactus To Grow Indoors
There are so many cactus plants that you could be growing at home. They are all pretty easy to grow as the entire species has gotten that reputation. But the one on our list that is the easiest has to be the Angel Wings Cactus.
It won’t grow very tall but will require very little maintenance to thrive. Watering it about every week or so and placing it in a sunny window will cover the basics. As cactus plants don’t require any cutting that also lowers the maintenance of it.