Category Archives: Cacti

Want to Propagate Succulents? – You have Multiple Options!

Are you planning to create a succulent garden? Are you wondering how to plant and grow succulents? If you are, let’s discuss today the various methods of propagating succulents. Fortunately, they are more than one; so, you have various options so if one fails you can try another. It’s also fortunate, that succulents are pretty […]

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).

Haworthia Truncata Var. Maughanii – Beautiful Dwarfs

The reason why a cactus collector should grow Haworthia truncata var. maughanii is that this plant has an interesting structure and therefore looks uniquely attractive to add beauty to the collector’s collection. The interesting structure of this plant includes leaves that are buried in the ground with their apex showing out and having a flat, […]