Your cactus ships
container with all soil; just unpack
carefully. Let it sit for a few days away from
direct sun. After a couple days give it some
water. After five days gradually introduce to
brighter light and increase watering, etc. This
allows any fine root hairs broken by shipping &
handling to heal and re-grow.
rooting kills the delicate roots, dries & shrivels them
up requiring months to nurse back to health
before they grow again. I will never ship "bare
root". Just because "Everyone else bare roots"
doesn't mean I do it. [ How do you pack a