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Can I take cuttings from a Cathedral cactus plant?


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This cactus Euphorbia trigona can root very easily from stem cuttings, if the cut surface is allowed to dry for several days before planting so that it can form a callus and not rot. Be careful when handling the cuttings, the white sap of this plant is poisonous and can cause blisters and skin irritations, especially in bright sunlight.

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