What would happen if you planted a cactus in wet clay soil?

Answer It would probably die as it is an alien environment.

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How to Mix Your Own Cactus and Succulent Soil?

Cacti and succulents thrive better in soil that drains easily and doesn't retain a lot of water. Commercial nurseries often sell pre-mixed bags of special soil, but this is often at a premium. This... Read More »

Can an edible seed grow into a plant when planted in soil?

if you have sunflower seeds that are flavored they will not grow Answer Some will and some won't. Often seeds sold for consumption are doused with flavors, chemicals, or salt which may prevent it... Read More »

Is it good to keep the soil moist around freshly planted bushes?

Keeping the soil moist around newly planted shrubs will result in poor root development. Allow the soil surface to dry out slightly between waterings to encourage healthy development of the root sy... Read More »

Can I use cactus potting soil for my orchid?

You cannot use cactus potting soil for orchids. In fact, orchids will not grow in regular potting soil; they require a special blend and most like "media," which keeps the flower upright. Also, dif... Read More »