How to choose the right soil for your cacti and succulents

Fleshy plants thrive on any type of soil provided it is light and permeable. These qualities prevent the water from becoming stagnant, which would cause a of rotting of the roots, and later of the whole plant.

In general, two types of compound are recommended as follows, firstly:

TSecondly, a compound mixed as:
The compound of these lands must be very homogeneous, and it is preferable to prepare it two or three months before using it. Once a month, you should give it a full turn. You should not let it be exposed to violent rains, which could result in the loss its main nutrients.

Of course there are already prepared mixtures that can be purchased and that for many species work very well. But nevertheless, It is always good to consult the special care for each species before deciding which soil to use.