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    Grafting Cactus

    For cactus enthusiasts, the technique of grafting cactus is more than indicated, not only because it is an interesting technique in itself, but because of the spectacular result it gives us, mixing types of feet and grafts of various shapes and colors . We will also see the advantages that grafting cactus has for our […] More

  • The Rhipsalis. Beautiful hanging cactus

    The Rhipsalis. Beautiful hanging cactus .How to care it ?

      The rhipsalis , are cacti that hang , surely you have seen them, but they do not come from any desert area, they come from the tropical and subtropical forests of Central America and the Caribbean. They are epiphytes of long, thin stems that hang from the branches of trees. With their plumed appearance, the […] More

  • Euphorbia lactea
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    Euphorbia lactea

      Origin of the Euphorbia Lactea The Euphorbia Lactea is native to the tropical regions of Asia, and warm of this continent, mainly in India and Sri Lanka and also occurs in Florida and other tropical areas of the world. It has been introduced throughout the world for its ornamental value and easy cultivation, creating […] More

  • Haworthia fasciata -- Zebra Plant
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    Haworthia fasciata

    The Haworthia fasciata, which is also called Zebra Plant as the attenuata, Haworthia Zebra or is also called Cactus Zebra, is a succulent and not a cactus.   Everything we discuss below will be practically the same as the attenuata, so we will not expand too much. It is a succulent species of the Xanthorrhoeaceae […] More

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    Diseases that affects succulents

      The three main pathogens. Fungi : these are the important ones in Cactus and in the other Crassas plants. Bacteria: ever occurs in Crasas. Viruses: in Crasas are very rare and difficult to determine by visual symptoms. There are many species of fungi that attack Succulents. The typical damage is rottenness, both in the stems, as in […] More

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    Euphorbia Ingens

      Euphorbia Ingens, also called Candelabra Tree, is a perennial flowering species belonging to the Euphorbiaceae family. It is endemic to the tropical regions of southern Africa. Characteristics of Euphorbia Ingens. The Euphorbia Ingens, is a succulent arborescent plant, candelabriforme or shaped candelabra, between 4 and up to 12 meters high. It has a robust […] More

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    The  Euphorbia Milii – Crown-of-thorns

    Euphorbia Milii also is known as Crown of Christ, Crown of Thorns, Christ plant is a flowering plant included in the genus Euphorbia. It is a thorny shrub, which can reach 150 cm in height. Origin of the Euphorbia Milii. A shrub native to Madagascar, which grows abundantly in ravines, hillsides, and terraces in the […] More

  • Euphorbias with pink and red flowers
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    The Euphorbias, are plants belonging to the family of the Euphorbiaceae. Most of them are herbs but there are also trees and shrubs. The best known is Euphorbia ingens . This notion of species actually includes several forms: E. candelabrum is found in East Africa: Kenya, Sudan, Somalia, Ethiopia … The leaves are quite small and fall quickly. The dark green […] More

  • Crassula Ovata also known as jade plant with pink flowers
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    Crassula Ovata – Jade plant

    The Crassula Ovata , also known as jade tree, elephant plant or money plant, is a succulent from South Africa. The Jade Tree or Crassula Ovata , is a perennial succulent plant, very popular and cultivated all over the world. The jade tree belongs to the very large Crassulaceae family and to the Crassula genus , which itself comprises around 300 species, […] More

  • Astrophytum Coahuilense
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    Astrophytum Coahuilense – Bishop’s Cap

    The Bishop’s cap or Astrophytum Coahuilense, gets its name precisely from the area of ??its original habitat. It is also called Cactus Mitra. The native of the State of Coahuila and Durango, from which it takes its name. More specifically from Ciudad de Lerdo, Baicuco Sierra, Cerro Bola, Sierra de Parras and Sierra de El Número. […] More

  • Astrophytum capricorne with yellow flower
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    Astrophytum Capricorne – Goat’s Horns Cactus

    The Goat’s Horns Cactus or Astrophytum Capricorne is a species of cactus globose (columnar over the years) of medium size (can reach more than 1 meter high) native to Mexico. This species is well known in collections around the world due to the wide variety of forms that can be found. It is the slowest growing plant within […] More

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    Astrophytum asterias – Sand Dollar Cactus

    Astrophytum asterias is a species of cactus in the genus Astrophytum. Astrophytum asterias, also receives the popular names of False Peyote Peyotillo.  Sand Dollar Cactus, Sea Urchin Cactus, Star Cactus, Star Peyote  . Asterias, derived from the Greek, “aster”, star. The suffix “ias”, meaning, comparable, similar.   The origin and habitat of Peyotillo is the […] More

  • Astrophytum myriostigma
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    Astrophytum myriostigma – Bishop’s Cap

    The Astrophytum myriostigma cactus , is a species of the genus Astrophytum, which also known as Bishop’s Cap, Bishop’s Miter, Bishop’s hat, Monk’s Hood, Deacons Hat, Bishop’s Hood, Miter Cactus It is a well-known cactus and is part of many collections and has no thorns. The origin of Bishop’s Cap is the mountainous area of […] More

  • Astrophytum caput-medusae with flowerr
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    Astrophytum caput-medusae

    Cactus Digitostigma also known as Astrophytum Caput-medusae,  species, is a cactus very popular as an ornamental and decorative cactus in gardening and among cactus collectors, for the rarity of its morphology and for the beauty of its flowers. Its origin is from Mexico, exactly from the northern zone, Nuevo León and Tamaulipas, at altitudes of […] More

  • Espostoa blossfeldiorum
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    Espostoa blossfeldiorum

    The Esprestoa blossfeldiourum is a species of the castatoas very different from the one already commented, lanata . Species of Espostoa is phanerogam of cacti. They are columnar cactus and its habitat is found in Peru, where it is endemic. Its original habitat is centered in the regions of Cajamarca and along the Marañón River valley. As […] More

  • Espostoa Lanata transplanted into pots
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    Espostoa Lanata

      The Espostoa lanata, is a cactus of American origin, more exactly from the desert areas of Ecuador, Peru and even Bolivia. It is a columnar cactus that can reach several meters in height.Its common names are:  cotton ball cactus, snowball cactus, snowball old man, Peruvian Old Man It is also known as Viejo de […] More

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    Mammillaria crucigera – Owl Eye Cactus

    We are with a species of the family of the cacti, of the Mammillarias, the Mammillaria crucigera also known as  Owl Eye Cactus, which is a very beautiful cactus. Mammillaria crucigera with three heads Originally from the Mexican states of Oaxaca and Puebla and thrive at an altitude of between 800 and 1,100 meters, approx. It […] More

  • Mammillaria bocasana splendens cristata.
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    Mammillaria bocasana splendens cristata.

    The bocasana splendens cristata also known as Crested Fishhooks, Crested Powderpuff Cactus, Crested Snowball Cactus and Crested Powderpuff Cactus This Cactus has greenish-blue stems with white woolly hairy spines. The thorns are radial, it has about 50 to 100 in numbers and about 8 to 10 mm long, with one or occasionally two central spines, […] More

  • Mammillaria bocasana
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    Mammillaria bocasana – Powder Puff Cactus

    The cactus Mammillaria bocasana also known as Powder Puff Cactus is one of the best known cactus and cultivated for its ease of cultivation and its beautiful appearance. Mammillaria bocasana is undoubtedly one of the best known cacti in the world for its cultivation facilities and beautiful appearance . It is a species native to central arid zones of Mexico where it grows wild on rocky substrates […] More

  • Mammillaria carmenae with white flowers
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    Mammillaria carmenae – Carmen pincushion cactus

    The Mammillaria carmenae also known as Carmen pincushion cactus is one of the hundreds of representatives of cactus, of the Genus Mammillaria. We will see here the most characteristic of this cactus. Origin and habitat. This cactus has a habitat of very restricted origin. It is located between Ciudad Victoria and Tamaulipas in Mexico and part […] More

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      This beautiful cactus is a favorite among amateurs , and children when they begin to learn the collections. Its woolly appearance motivates this attraction. It grows straight as a candle and gradually covers with long white hairs that give it a bearded appearance.   The hairs of Espostoa hide the thorns from the areolas , so it is useful to know […] More

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    Genus Mammillaria

    The cactus and the succulents are a type of ornamental plants that every day continue to gain space in terms of preference for gardening lovers and want to have the most beautiful garden plants, that is why if you want to have a very beautiful Cactus In your garden you can choose to plant and grow a mammillaria since […] More