Trachyandra
The trachyandra is an exotic plant that you would love to own. Its spiral leaves are attractive and make anyone fall in love with the plant instantly. Its origin can be traced to a genus of plants similar to Albuca. The albuca genus has over 100 species, most of which can be found in South Africa. However, the majority...
over watered succulent
Those Pinterest-perfect succulent gardens can be a total feast for the eyes. And so it’s no surprise that you feel compelled to start your own little succulent collection. Now, it’s been a few weeks since you got back from the plant nursery, and your succulents… well, they just don’t look quite as picture-perfect as they did on those pretty,...
Mammillaria Pilcayensis Cristata
  Light requirements High Water requirements Low Ease of care Easy Size Medium Toxicity Non-toxic Zone 9a to 10b Temperature resistance Mildly frost-hardy Growth speed Slow Indoor growing Suitable   Taking Care Of Mammillaria Pilcayensis Cristata Ideal conditions Mammillaria Pilcayensis Cristata is a great outdoor cactus thanks to its cold-resistance. Not that you should keep this cactus outdoors in winter, but it can survive temperatures down to 20 degrees Fahrenheit (-6.6 degrees C) if kept dry. Indoor keeping is also possible with...
Austrocephalocereus Estevesii
  Light requirements High Water requirements Low Ease of care Easy Size Very large Toxicity Non-toxic Zone 10a Temperature resistance Not frost-hardy Growth speed Medium Indoor growing Suitable when young   Taking Care Of Austrocephalocereus Estevesii Ideal conditions Austrocephalocereus Estevesii should be grown outdoors for two reasons – it requires partial to full sunlight to thrive, and it also grows up to 6 feet tall, though some cacti may grow even more. Situated in the USDA hardiness zone 10a (30 to 35...
Mammillaria Matudae
  Light requirements High Water requirements Low Ease of care Easy Size Medium Toxicity Non-toxic Zone 9b to 11b Temperature resistance Not cold-hardy Growth speed Medium Indoor growing Suitable   Taking Care Of Mammillaria Matudae "Thumb Cactus" Ideal conditions Like many other succulents, Mammillaria Matudae "Thumb Cactus" likes warmer temperatures, requires little water, and needs partial to full sun. It will do best outdoors, but if you have an indoor spot that receives sunlight all day long, the Thumb Cactus may...
Notocactus Uebelmannianus
  Light requirements Medium Water requirements Low Ease of care Easy Size Large Toxicity Non-toxic Zone 9b Temperature resistance A little frost-hardy Growth speed Medium Indoor growing Suitable   Taking Care Of Notocactus Uebelmannianus Ideal conditions Notocactus Uebelmannianus grows well under filtered sunlight, which makes this cactus easy to grow both indoors and outdoors. With that said, if you have limited space, this monster of a cactus that grows up to around 20 inches tall will be best to keep outdoors. Temperature-wise,...
Stenocereus Pruinosu
  Light requirements High Water requirements Low Ease of care Easy Size Very large Toxicity Non-toxic Zone 9b to 11b Temperature resistance A little cold-hardy Growth speed Medium Indoor growing Suitable when young   Taking Care Of Stenocereus Pruinosus Ideal conditions Being an absolute monster of a cactus, Stenocereus Pruinosus should be grown outdoors if you want to see it in its full splendor. In cultivation, this cactus tends to stay under 6 feet tall, but if kept in ideal conditions...
Echinocereus Subinermis
  Light requirements Medium Water requirements Low Ease of care Easy Size Medium Toxicity Non-toxic Zone 9b to 11b Temperature resistance A little frost-hardy Growth speed Slow Indoor growing Suitable   Taking Care Of Echinocereus Subinermis Ideal conditions Echinocereus Subinermis prefers bright light, but it doesn’t tolerate full sun very well, especially on hot days. With this in mind, the Echinocereus Subinermis cactus can be easily grown both indoors and outdoors. Temperature-wise, Echinocereus Subinermis is similar to many other succulents – it’s...
Gymnocalycium Mihanovichii Friedrichii
  Light requirements High Water requirements Low Ease of care Easy Size Small Toxicity Non-toxic Zone 10a Temperature resistance Not frost-hardy Growth speed Slow Indoor growing Suitable   Taking Care Of Gymnocalycium Mihanovichii Friedrichii Ideal conditions The ideal conditions for the Gymnocalycium Mihanovichii Friedrichii cactus are full light, infrequent watering, and warm temperatures. Categorized in the cold hardiness zone 10a, this cactus should be kept away from temperatures lower than 30 degrees Fahrenheit (-1.1 degrees Celsius). Watering Gymnocalycium Mihanovichii Friedrichii requires very little...
fastest growing succulents
The succulent craze hit the big botany market way back in late 2015. With their beautiful geometry, it was really just a matter of time before people started to pick up how Instagram-worthy these curious, fleshy plants are. Since then, they’ve turned into a mainstay on social media, becoming something of an essential component for fashionable flat-lays and stylish...