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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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    Haworthias plants are succulent plants, not very large, up to about 20 cm in height and up to about 10 cm in diameter, but very beautiful and decorative. Various species of Haworthias The name is taken from the English botanist, Haworth. They are originally from South Africa. They belong to the Liliaceae family and are easy […] More

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    Sansevieria cylindrica.

      Sansevieria cylindrica, is commonly called as African spear, sword of St. George or mother tongue. It belongs to the family of the Liliaceae, therefore succulent, although its peculiar and different aspect, makes it very suggestive, decorative and ornamental. Therefore, we could call it semi-crass. Its origin is mainly from African countries such as Kenya […] More

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    Aloe vera

    Aloe Vera, known succulent plant (its tissues can store water). It is really called, Aloe Barbadensis Miller, but it is by all known as Aloe Vera.   It is known as the miraculous plant, for its health properties. It is one of the more than 350 classified species of aloes that exist and this can […] More

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    Yucca , is a succulent plant of the Yucca genus, composed of 35 to 50 species of the Agavoideae family . Natives of North and Central America, characterized by their rosettes of leaves in the shape of swords and their clusters of white flowers. It should not be confused with cassava or edible cassava . The great majority of […] More

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    The plant, Agave Americana, belongs to the Agavaceae family . Commonly known as, Pita, Agave Azul, Maguey, Cabuya, Fique or Mezcal. It is a genus of monocotyledonous plants, usually succulent. It belongs to the Agavaceae family, to which it gives its name. The Agaves represent a group of succulent plants originating in tropical and subtropical […] More

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    The Agavaceae,  form a subfamily of monocotyledonous plants distributed more or less throughout the world and especially diverse in Mexico. The family of the Agavaceae is endemic to America, there are 210 species of Agave, of which 159 in Mexico, and includes nine genera and about 300 species. They are called, Maguey. The Agaves grow in the […] More

  • Euphorbia canariensis, commonly known as the Canary Island spurge
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    Euphorbia Canariensis – Canary Island spurge

    The location of Euphorbia Canariensis  The Euphorbia Canariensis or Canary Island spurge, is a species of phanerogam, (vascular plants that produce seeds ), of the family of the Euphorbiaceae . This particular one is known as Canary Island spurge and has been chosen as a symbol of the Island of Gran Canaria. Therefore, the Euphorbia canariensis is an endemism of […] 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

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    Euphorbia Pulcherrima -Poinsettia

      Euphorbia Pulcherrima, Poinsettia or Christmas Flower. The Euphorbia Pulcherrima, Christmas Flower, Poinsettia, Poinsettia, is one of the most popular plants that can be seen in our flower shops, especially in the months of Christmas, December / January and being a clear protagonist of the home and shops for its spectacular look . It has […] 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

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    Spoon Jade or Gollum Jade Crassula Portulacea

    The ovata – Gollum Crustas is a crass, very compact plant that is considered a hybrid of the crassula ovata, commonly called Portulacea. Commonly it is called “Ear of Shrek” for its resemblance to the ears of the anime character.   This species is native to the Eastern Cape in South Africa and Mozambique. The […] More

  • Sempervivum - Houseleek
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    Sempervivum – Houseleek

    Sempervivum – Evergreens, are a genus of 30 accepted species of perennials of short stems, succulents or succulents of the family Crassulaceas, which grow in rosette. They are original plants of the Canary Islands (Spain), although coming from tropical zones and by extension in great mountainous zones of Europe, this is, Iberian Peninsula, Pyrenees, the […] More

  • Echeveria purple color
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    The Echeverias plants are a great genus of flowering plants, of the Crassulaceae family. The Echeveria are very popular succulent plants that grow in attractive rosettes with beautiful leaves in a variety of colors and sometimes, dazzling flowers. These plants have been extensively hybridized, so, in addition to the main species, there are many varieties […] 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

  • Sedum
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      Sedum is a succulent , very hardy perennial plant of the family Crassulaceae. It comes in several species and a multitude of varieties. Its thick, branched stems form a tuft erect and flared 30 to 60 cm. The oval leaves, non-persistent, are thick, fleshy. At the beginning of summer, the flower buds are grouped into almost flat green bunches at the end of […] More

  • Kalanchoe
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    The kalanchoe are actually a group of plants that consists of more than 125 different plant species, which makes it possible to find very particular and different varieties. In spite of everything, the majority of the kalanchoe can be considered evergreen shrubs that usually do not exceed one meter tall (with exceptions such as the Kalanchoe beharensis , […] More

  • Crassulaceae
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    What is a Crassulaceae? Crassulaceae plants are a type of herbaceous and shrubby plants whose characteristic is the storage of water in their leaves and stems. This arises from its origin, generally from dry and arid areas where rainfall is scarce. Types of crassulaceae Kalanchoe Sedum Crassula Ovata – Jade plant Echeveria Sempervivum, everlasting Gollum […] More

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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

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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