You will need
- - a pot of the desired size;
- - expanded clay;
- - garden soil;
- - large river sand;
- dry crushed leaves.
To start, gently separate the babies from the parent plant using a clean and sharp knife. It should be done very carefully in order to process accidentally left part of an adult cactus, and Vice versa. Since they can lead to rotting of the plant. Produce jigging in the most favorable for this period – in spring, in any case not at the end of the summer.
After the successful separation of dry baby, make it advisable in a dark and cool place for five to ten days. When the slice is thoroughly dry, proceed with the rooting. But first prepare a favorable substrate.
Cacti is quite demanding to the pot in which to grow. The size must match the root system of the plant. Take a small container (plastic or clay, whatever), a couple of centimeters more kids in diameter. In the absence of the bottom of the pot drainage holes, do them with Sheila, heated over the fire. Otherwise, the water stagnated in the roots can lead to decay.
For making soil favorable for growing cactus plants, mix equal proportions of garden soil, coarse river sand and crushed dry leaves. On the bottom of the pot place a layer of expanded clay or small pebbles, she will play the role of drainage. Then fill the pot to the edge of the rim of the prepared substrate and tamp a bit.
With a pen make a hole in the center of the earth and place the separated baby, not much deepen. Top ground pour a small layer of stone, thus you create natural conditions and protect the root neck.
Put a pot of cactus for a couple of days in the shade, let him get used to the new habitat. To produce the first watering should be a week after planting and a small amount of supernatant water. Remember, a cactus is a desert plant, devastating the moisture in large quantities.