• Aeonium Canariense
    Plant Care,  Succulents and Cacti

    Aeonium Canariense

    Welcome to our guide to the Aeonium Canariense all you need to know about care and propagation, including light, water, soil, temperature and humidity needs… Aeonium Canariense Care Summary Light needs: Bright indirect sunlight, some direct. Watering needs: Let is totally dry out before watering again, check it weekly. Fertilizer: Once a month during the growing season. Soil: Cactus and succulent soil. Humidity: 40% Temperature: 64°-75° F (18°-24°C). Where to buy: Try our list of Rare Plant Shops. Other names: Giant velvet rose, Canary island aeonium, Tree aeonium, Mint saucer. Common issues: Pests, overwatering. Introduction Aeonium Canariense is a variegated species of succulents native to Africa. It features striking green…

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  • Haworthia
    Plant Care,  Succulents and Cacti

    Haworthia Care

    The key to good haworthia care is a good amount of indirect sunlight and letting them dry out between watering... Haworthia Care Summary Light needs: Bright indirect sunlight.  Watering needs: Check weekly, water when soil is completely dry through. Fertilizer: A dedicated succulent fertilizer, every 2 months in the summer. Soil: A cactus and succulent potting mix. Humidity: Normal household humidity and even dry air is fine for these succulents. Temperature: 24-32°C (75-90°F) in the day, make sure they do not get down to 5°C (or 41°F). Where to buy: Try our list of Rare Plant Shops. Other names: Zebra cactus, haworthia attenuata Common issues: Root rot from overwatering is…

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  • String Of Pearls
    Plant Care,  Succulents and Cacti

    String Of Pearls Care

    String of pearls care is all about giving them plenty of light and not overwatering… String Of Pearls Care Summary Light needs: Lots of bright indirect sunlight. Watering needs: Check it once a week, but only water if the soil is completely dry. Fertilizer: Well diluted balanced fertilizer in Spring and Summer. Soil: Regular cactus and succulent mix. Humidity: They do no need any extra humidity requirements. Temperature: 20°C-28°C (68-86°F) Where to buy: Try our list of Rare Plant Shops. Other names: Senecio Rowleyanus. Common issues: Overwatering is a real issue for succulents, lets it dry out fully before watering. Intro Welcome to our article on String of Pearls care.…

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  • Aloe Vera Care
    Plant Care,  Succulents and Cacti

    Aloe Vera Care

    Aloe veras are a really easy to care for plant that will tolerate a variety of household conditions, just water them regularly but let them dry out before. Aloe Vera Care Summary Light needs: They can tolerate low light to bright indirect sunlight. Watering needs: Let them dry out completely between watering. Check the soil weekly. Fertilizer: It is not necessary to feed aloe veras. If you do, use a standard succulent fertilizer. Soil: Standard cactus and succulent potting mix. Humidity: 40%. Temperature: They are tough and will tolerate a whole range of temperatures from freezing to hot summer sun. Where to buy: Try our list of Rare Plant Shops.…

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  • African Milk Tree
    Plant Care,  Succulents and Cacti

    African Milk Tree

    The ultimate guide to caring for an propagating the African Milk Tree… African Milk Tree Care Summary Light needs: Bright indirect sunlight. Watering needs: Only water it if the soil is dry all the way down. Check weekly. Fertilizer:  A dedicated cactus and succulent fertilizer in the summer months. Soil: Cactus and succulent mix. Humidity: 40% or less. Temperature:  18-25°C (64-77°F). Where to buy: Try our list of Rare Plant Shops. Other names: Euphorbia trigona, African Milk Tree, Cathedral Cactus, Abyssinian Euphorbia. Common issues: Overwatering and sunburn. Introduction Fun fact! The African milk tree a.k.a. the euphorbia trigona is actually a succulent! Originating from from West Africa where they grow fast…

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  • Blue Torch Cactus
    Plant Care,  Succulents and Cacti

    Blue Torch Cactus

    Welcome to our guide on how to care for and propagate the Blue Torch Cactus… Blue Torch Cactus Care Summary Light needs: Bright indirect sunlight ,and some direct. Watering needs: Check soil weekly and only water if totally dry. Fertilizer: A dedicated cactus and succulent feed every few weeks in the spring and summer. Soil: Cactus and succulent mix. Humidity: 40% or less. Temperature: 21-27°C (70-80°F) Where to buy: Try our list of Rare Plant Shops or Etsy. Other names: Tree cactus, Pilosocereus Azureus. Common issues: Overwatering. Introduction Blue Torch Cactus is a rare, stunning cactus with a deep blue trunk, white flowers, and golden spikes. It can grow up…

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  • Haworthia Cooperi
    Plant Care,  Succulents and Cacti

    Haworthia Cooperi

    Welcome to our guide on how to care for and propagate the Haworthia Cooperi… Haworthia Cooperi Care Summary Light needs: Bright indirect sunlight. Watering needs: Check the soil weekly with your finger, but only water it if dry. Fertilizer: A well diluted cactus and succulent feed in the summer months.  Soil: Cactus and succulent mix. Humidity: 40% or less. Temperature: 20-25°C (68°F-77°F). Where to buy: Try our list of Rare Plant Shops. Other names: Window haworthia, cooper’s haworthia, star window plant, pussy foot, and cushion aloe. Common issues: Overwatering. Introduction Welcome to our guide to the awesomely translucent Haworthia Cooperi, a stunning succulent, an outstanding small plant that looks great…

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  • Haworthiopsis Fasciata
    Plant Care,  Succulents and Cacti

    Care For Zebra Cactus (Haworthiopsis Fasciata)

    Welcome to out guide to haworthiopsis fasciata care. They are easy to care for succulents that do not need much attention other than the occasional watering and a lot of bright indirect sunlight. Zebra Cactus (Haworthiopsis Fasciata) Care Summary Light needs: Bright indirect sunlight. Watering needs: Let them dry out before watering, check once a week. Fertilizer: Diluted cactus and succulent fertilizer once a month in summer. Soil: Cactus and succulent compost. Humidity: Do not need any extra humidity. Temperature: These succulents will do well in most household temperatures.  Where to buy: Try our list of Rare Plant Shops or Etsy. Other names: Haworthiopsis fasciata, haworthia fasciata, zebra succulent, zebra…

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  • Crassula Perforata
    Plant Care,  Succulents and Cacti

    Crassula Perforata (String Of Buttons)

    Welcome to our crassula perforata care guide. The c. perforata a.k.a string of buttons is an easy to care for succulent that likes bright indirect sunlight (and can tolerate some direct). They like to dry out between waterings and live in a well draining cactus and succulent compost. Crassula Perforata (String Of Buttons) Care Summary Light needs: Plenty of indirect sunlight, can be accustomed to some direct sunlight too. Watering needs: Water when the soil is dry, check it once a week. Fertilizer:  They will be fine without fertilizer. Use a cactus and succulent feed. Soil: A well draining cactus and succulent compost. Humidity: Does not need any special humidity…

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  • Coral Cactus
    Plant Care,  Succulents and Cacti

    Coral Cactus

    Welcome to our guide to coral cactus care… Coral Cactus Care Summary Light needs: Bright indirect sunlight. Watering needs: Check weekly, water if soil is almost dry. Fertilizer: A well diluted balanced plant fertilizer every 3 weeks in spring and summer. Soil: A cactus and succulent compost. Humidity: Low to medium. Temperature: 16-30°C (61-86°F). Where to buy: Try our list of Rare Plant Shops. Common issues: Root rot from overwatering. Introduction The coral cactus aka euphorbia lactea, is actually a succulent, well actually it is two succulents. The top part of the plant has to be grafted on to another succulent to support it (normally euphorbia neriifolia), as the base…

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