Succulents and Cacti

  • Bear Paw Cactus
    Plant Care,  Propagation,  Succulents and Cacti

    Bear Paw Cactus

    Welcome to our guide to the Bear Paw Cactus all to you need to know about care and propagation… Bear Paw Cactus Care Summary Light needs: Bright indirect sunlight. Watering needs: Only water when soil is dry all the way down, check it weekly. Fertilizer: Cactus and succulent fertilizer every 3 weeks in summer. Soil: A dedicated Succulent Soil. Humidity: 40%. Temperature: 16°C to 30°C (61-86°F). Where to buy: Try our list of Rare Plant Shops. Other names: Cotyledon Tomentosa, Bear Paw Succulent, Bear Paw A Cactus. Common issues: Overwatering. Introduction Bear paw succulents (a.k.a bear paw cactus) are so-called due to their leaves. See also: Succulent Soil, Coral Cactus,…

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  • Sansevieria Moonshine
    Plant Care,  Propagation,  Succulents and Cacti

    Sansevieria Moonshine

    Welcome to our guide to the Sansevieria Moonshine all to you need to know about care and propagation… Sansevieria Moonshine Care Summary Light needs: Bright indirect sunlight. Watering needs: Check soil weekly, only water if dry all the way down. Fertilizer: Dedicated succulent feed in warmer months. Soil: A cactus and succulent compost. Humidity: 40%. Temperature: 18°C-30°C (65-85°F). Where to buy: Try our list of Rare Plant Shops. Other names: Silver Snake Plant. Common issues: Overwatering. Introduction My favorite snake plant, the sansevieria moonshine is a real stunner and super easy to grow and propagate. See also: Succulent Soil, Coral Cactus, Blue Torch Cactus, African Milk Tree, Haworthiopsis Fasciata, Snake…

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  • Dracaena Compacta
    Plant Care,  Propagation,  Succulents and Cacti

    Dracaena Compacta (Dracaena Janet Craig)

    Welcome to our guide to the Dracaena Compacta all to you need to know about care and propagation… Dracaena Compacta Care Summary Light needs: Bright indirect sunlight. Watering needs: Check soil weekly, only water if dry all the way down. Fertilizer: A well balanced feed monthly in spring and summer. Soil: 40% perlite, 60% potting compost Humidity: 40-50%. Temperature: 16-26°C (61-79°F). Where to buy: Try our list of Rare Plant Shops. Other names: Dracaena compacta, dracaena Janet Craig, compacta Janet Craig. Common issues: Over watering. Introduction The Dracaena Compacta aka the Dracaena Janet Craig is know for it’s tall think stalks with small bushy growths. See also: Succulent Soil, Coral…

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  • Cereus Jamacaru
    Plant Care,  Propagation,  Succulents and Cacti

    Cereus Jamacaru

    Welcome to our guide to the Cereus Jamacaru all to you need to know about care and propagation… Cereus Jamacaru Care Summary Light needs: Bright indirect sunlight. Watering needs: Check soil weekly, only water if dry all the way down. Fertilizer: Use a balanced feed monthly in spring and summer. Soil: A Cactus and Succulent Soil. Humidity: 40% Temperature: 16°C to 30°C (61-86°F). Where to buy: Try our list of Rare Plant Shops. Common issues: Overwatering, too much humidity. Introduction Cereus jamacaru is a tall cactus native to parts of Brazil. See also: Succulent Soil, Coral Cactus, Blue Torch Cactus, African Milk Tree, Haworthiopsis Fasciata, Snake Plant Care. Cereus Jamacaru…

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  • Senecio Barbertonicus
    Plant Care,  Propagation,  Succulents and Cacti

    Senecio Barbertonicus

    Welcome to our guide to the Senecio Barbertonicus all to you need to know about care and propagation… Senecio Barbertonicus Care Summary Light needs: Bright indirect sunlight. Watering needs: Check soil weekly, only water if dry all the way down. Fertilizer: A cactus and succulent feed every 3 or 4 weeks in spring and summer. Soil: A Cactus and Succulent Soil Mix. Humidity: 40%. Temperature: 18-28°C (64-82°F). Where to buy: Try our list of Rare Plant Shops. Other names: Lemon bean bush, Barberton senecio, succulent bush senecio. Common issues: Overwatering issues like root rot. Introduction The senecio barbertonicus is a beautiful succulent from South Africa known for its slender leaves.…

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  • Desert Rose Bonsai
    Plant Care,  Propagation,  Succulents and Cacti

    Desert Rose Bonsai

    Welcome to our guide to the Desert Rose Bonsai all to you need to know about care and propagation… Desert Rose Bonsai Care Summary Light needs: Bright indirect sunlight, and some direct too. Watering needs: Check soil weekly, only water if dry all the way down. Fertilizer: A balanced or high in nitrogen plant feed, diluted with twice as much water as recommended, monthly in spring and summer. Soil: A cactus and succulent soil. Humidity: 40%. Temperature: 20-30°C (68-86°F). Where to buy: Try our list of Rare Plant Shops. Other names: Adenium Obesum, Japanese frangipani Common issues: Overwatering and pests. Introduction Known for their blooms and bulbous trunks, the Desert Rose…

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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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  • String Of Hearts
    Plant Care,  Propagation,  Succulents and Cacti

    String Of Hearts

    String of hearts are a pretty hanging succulent that is easy to care for and propagate, as long as they get plenty of light and are not overwatered. String Of Hearts Summary Light needs: Bright indirect sunlight Watering needs: Let it dry out completely between watering. Fertilizer: Use a general purpose household fertilizer, diluted down by half the normal amount, once a month in the summer months. Soil: Cactus and succulent compost. Humidity: They will do well in all household environments and do not need misting. Temperature: 25-28°C (77-82°F), don’t let them get down to below 10°C (50°F) for too long. Where to buy: Try our list of the best…

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