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Yes, cacti can survive for long periods without water, but if you want them to grow and flower, and to look better than this poor specimen, you'll need to water.

Having said that, it's better to underwater than overwater if you're not sure.


Water every 1-2 weeks in summer

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Allow to dry between waterings in summer, no water in winter, October to March.

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