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  • 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

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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

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    Echinocactus grusonii – Golden barrel cactus

      Within the genus of the Echinocactus, the grusonii is one of the best-known cacti , as well as beautiful and thorny. The common names are:Golden barrel cactus, Mother-in-law seat, cactus barrel, cactus ball, cactus urchin or mother-in-law cushion. Description of Echinocactus grusonii The seat of the mother-in-law has a spherical shape , looks like a barrel when it […] More

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      Genus Echinocactus. The Echinocactus or Hedgehog Cactus is a very prickly perennial cactus native to the southern United States and Mexico. As they are. They are very beautiful cactus with many and long thorns in ribs, yellowish to golden, of globose or rounded shape, also of wide columnar form and with wool in the […] More

  • Different cactus Genus Astrophytum
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    Genus Astrophytum – growing and care

    The Astrophytum are very easy to grow cactus, provided you follow certain rules to avoid big mistakes. The species grows naturally on alluvial and bushy terrain in eastern Mexico and occurs more occasionally in southern Texas. Plant with very slow growth, spherical, star-shaped or divergent, the e star-shaped cactus becomes columnar with age (except the species Astrophytum Asterias which does […] More

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    Opuntia subulata – Eve’s Needle cactus

      Description of Opuntia subulata – Eve’s Needle cactus The Origin and habitat of Opuntia subulata, most probably originated in the Andes of Peru, the Austrocylindropuntia subulata, is currently one of the Opuntia with greater distribution in South America, especially in Ecuador, Argentina and Bolivia and is widely cultivated. Its common names are that of […] More

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    Opuntia subulata cristata

      Opuntia subulata cristata The Opuntia subulata cristata, also technically called Austrocylindropuntia subulata cristata form, is a cactus that impresses at first sight and that can be even confused, with the brain cactus .   Being a form of Opuntia subulata, here we will give the details of the crsitata form, which make it different and very […] More

  • Eastern Prickly Pear
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    Opuntia humifusa

      The Opuntia humifusa, is a cactus native to Eastern North America with common names:  Devil’s-tongue, Creeping-pear ,Eastern Prickly Pear , Smooth Prickly Pear and Low Prickly Pear . It is the only cactus found widely in the eastern United States. It has good resistance to winter.   This species was originally native to the […] More

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    Opuntia brasiliensis – Brazilian Prickly Pear

      Opuntia brasiliensis, Brasiliopuntia brasiliensis ,Brazilian Prickly Pear or Brazilian Opuntia, is a cactus that has the shape of a shrub. Native to the South American area, specifically native to Brazil (Western Paraíba, Eastern Pernambuco and Central-South, Alagoas, Sergipe, Northwestern, Eastern and Northern Bay, Minas Gerais and Espírito Santo of the Northeast and Center-South). In the […] More

  • Opuntia microdasys
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    Opuntia microdasys -Bunny ears cactus

      Bunny ears cactus We bring here the Opuntia microdasys, one of the many species of Opuntias, but a species that allows its cultivation in not very large pots or small gardens. Opuntia microdasys Because of its size, not too large, it is very widespread and easy to grow. Opuntia microdasys, belongs to cacti, is native to Mexico […] More

  • Mammillaria matudae with flowers
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    Mammillaria matudae (Thumb Cactus)

    The Mammillaria matudae, is a beautiful, ornamental cactus, very widespread throughout the world and flowering even more beautiful. Natural plant of Mexico, of arid and desert zones, where it is distributed by the state and near the border with the state of Michoacán and Guerrero. They do well in areas of Arizona, and California. It […] More

  • Haworthia cooperi
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    Haworthia cooperi description and care

    The Haworthias cooperi, are a very diverse group of leafy succulents that form rosettes. They are originally from South Africa, more specifically from Namibia, Mozambique, Lesotho and Swaziland. This is one of the more than 100 species of haworthias, which exist.   The species originates in the commented summer rain areas of South Africa. They […] More

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    Echinopsis pachanoi f. cristata (Crested San Pedro Cactus)

      We present a unique cactus and very colorful, The genus Echinopsis comprises over 50 native species of South America.   This cactus is a variety of the San Pedro Cactus, which we present here in your favorite blog. Its scientific name is that of Echinopsis pachanoi “cristata” or previously, Trichocereus pachanoi “cristata” . Its most commercial name […] More

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    San Pedro Cactus description , care and uses

    The San Pedro Cactus, Echinopsis Pachanoi or Trichocereus Pachanoi, of the cactus family, is known in traditional medicine, for human use and for veterinary use. Native of the Andean mountain range, so its habitat is at altitudes between 1,000 and 3,000 meters.   Originally from Bolivia, Peru and Ecuador, but we can find it cultivated […] More