Opuntia Subulata Cristata
  Light requirements High Water requirements Low Ease of care Easy Size Medium Toxicity Non-toxic Zone 10a Temperature resistance Not frost-hardy Growth speed Slow Indoor growing Suitable   Taking Care Of Opuntia Subulata Cristata "Opuntia Crest" Ideal conditions Like other cacti from the Opuntia family, Opuntia Subulata Cristata "Opuntia Crest" prefers bright sunlight all day and thus is best to keep outdoors. Another reason for outdoor growing is that you will have an easier time growing this cactus up to its...
Mammillaria Matudae Cristata
  Light requirements High Water requirements Low Ease of care Easy Size Medium Toxicity Non-toxic Zone 10a to 10b Temperature resistance Not cold-hardy Growth speed Medium Indoor growing Suitable   Taking Care Of Mammillaria Matudae Cristata Ideal conditions Mammillaria Matudae Cristata will thrive outdoors because it prefers partial to full sunlight. Indoor growing is also possible if you have a brightly lit spot for the cactus. The Mammillaria Matudae Cristata cactus isn’t cold-hardy and should be kept away from cold. This plant...
Oreocereus Trollii
  Light requirements High Water requirements Low Ease of care Easy Size Large Toxicity Non-toxic Zone 9a Temperature resistance Mildly frost-hardy Growth speed Fast Indoor growing Suitable   Taking Care Of Oreocereus Trollii Ideal conditions Due to its light demands, Oreocereus Trollii should be kept outdoors, though it can also thrive indoors if provided with direct sunlight. The Oreocereus Trollii cactus can survive in quite a wide range of temperatures. These cacti mostly do alright at temperatures as low as 20 degrees...
How Fast Does Aloe Vera Grow
Aloe Vera remains a perennial favorite plant for the kitchen – not to mention the rest of the house. Not only does this plant do well in the kitchen environment, but it also makes for a handy natural first-aid kit in a pinch. Cut off the tip of one of the spears and use the cool gel to treat...
Screw Cactus Care Guide
If a plant had to be crowned king of Plantae for its resilience, cacti would have the throne. Cacti, although typically desert plants, are now common household plants as well. Even the most notorious plant-killers can keep a screw cactus alive as the plant is low maintenance and requires occasional watering.  Not only is it an interesting shape but also grows...
How Often to Water Cactus
The modern life is a busy one. It’s only worse if you have multiple jobs or need to take care of the kids while still taking care of the house. Even so, you want a plant. You want something green and natural in your house. You’d just like to get one that doesn’t need water every day in case...
Mammillaria Bombycina
  Light requirements High Water requirements Low Ease of care Easy Size Large Toxicity Non-toxic Zone 9a to 11b Temperature resistance Mildly frost-hardy Growth speed Medium Indoor growing Suitable   Taking Care Of Mammillaria Bombycina "Silken Pincushion" Ideal conditions Like many cacti, Mammillaria Bombycina "Silken Pincushion" thrives outdoors due to its high light needs. Outdoors is where access to sunlight is the easiest for the cactus. Growing the Silken Pincushion cactus indoors is possible as well. But if you want this cactus...
Opuntia Rufida Minima Monstrose
  Light requirements High Water requirements Low Ease of care Easy Size Medium Toxicity Non-toxic Zone 10a Temperature resistance Not frost-hardy Growth speed Medium Indoor growing Suitable   Taking Care Of Opuntia Rufida Minima Monstrose Ideal conditions Opuntia Rufida Minima Monstrose has typical cacti needs – it needs plenty of light (partial to full sun), a little water, and warm temperatures. This cactus will do best outdoors, though definitely not in cold areas or in winter – Opuntia Rufida Minima Monstrose...
Mammillaria Elongata
  Light requirements High Water requirements Low Ease of care Easy Size Medium Toxicity Non-toxic Zone 10a Temperature resistance Not frost-hardy Growth speed Medium Indoor growing Suitable   Taking Care Of Mammillaria Elongata ‘Copper King’ Ideal conditions Mammillaria Elongata ‘Copper King’ is like many other cacti – it needs little water, likes temperatures on the warmer side (no lower than 30 F/-1.1 C), and prefers shaded to full sun. With this in mind, it’s the easiest to grow outdoors, though indoor...
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...