How to Identify and Control Pests on Cacti

Cacti are renowned for their resilience and low maintenance requirements, making them a popular choice among plant enthusiasts.

However, like any other plant, cacti can fall victim to pests that threaten their health and appearance.

Whether you’re a seasoned cactus collector or just starting with these intriguing plants,

it’s essential to know how to identify and control common pests that can wreak havoc on your cacti.

Identifying Common Cactus Pests

Before you can effectively control pests on your cacti, you need to be able to identify them.

Here are some of the most common culprits:

Spider Mites



Scale Insects

Fungus Gnats