Monthly Archives: February 2022

Mammillarias – Colorful Beauties that can Complete Your Collection

Cactus lovers are always in pursuit of unique cacti and their hunt may take them to fishhook cacti which characteristically contain spines similar to fishhook. What’s more, these spines can actually be used to catch fish too! However, fishhook cacti form an extensive group made of around 150 species belonging to 3 genera, vi. Mammillaria, […]

Crested San Pedro Cactus – An Amazing Outcome of Cristation

Photo Courtesy: By now, you might have become well aware of crested cacti. They are unique and beautiful. Cristation or ‘fascination’ is a process in which the cactus starts growing abnormally. Although it’s abnormal, it results into amazing shapes. A superb example is the crested San Pedro cactus (Echinopsis pachanoi or Trichocereus pachanoi).