Cacti

Rhipsalidopsis gaertneri- Easter Cactus Care, Facts and Info

Rhipsalidopsis gaertneri, Easter cactus, has scalloped leaves and showy flowers. Find facts and information on growing and caring for this beautiful cactus houseplant. “Hatiora gaertneri” is a syn. of this Rhipsalidopsis variety. If you enjoy Christmas cactus or Thanksgiving cactus, you will also enjoy this variety as well. Rhipsalidopsis gaertneri blooms with its exquisite pink, red, or [...]

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Thanksgiving Cactus- Facts on Growing Thanksgiving Cactus

Thanksgiving cactus, Schlumbergera truncata, is a magnificent fall blooming cactus that has blossoms in shades of red, salmon, and white. Find facts and information on growing Thanksgiving cactus as an houseplant or greenhouse plant. General Facts on Thanksgiving Cactus Thanksgiving cactus should be given a cool period outdoors in fall to set flower buds. Schlumbergera truncata [...]

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Making a Cactus Dish Garden or Desert Garden

A cactus dish garden or desert garden is easy to make and care for. You will find helpful facts and information on how to make a cactus dish garden, plants to use, and tips on planting. Getting Started on Your Cactus Garden A good DIY dish garden project is to make a Desert garden using cactus [...]

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Night Blooming Cereus- Facts on Growing Epiphyllum oxypetalum

Night-blooming-cereus, Epiphyllum oxypetalum, belongs to an epiphytic group of cacti. Find facts on growing night-blooming-cereus, cereus plant care, and information on cereus cactus. Night-Blooming Cereus Facts and Information This mystical plant has flowers that bloom at night. It typically climbs into trees by means of aerial roots. Epiphyllum oxypetalum is not parasitic, because they use the [...]

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Christmas Cactus Care and Propagation

Christmas cactus care is very simple and will produce healthy, blooming cactus plants. Christmas cactus propagation will provide you with many new plants to share with friends and relatives. This is a popular houseplant that has beautiful seasonal blooms in white, and shades of red and pink. Christmas cactus is seen at Christmas time along [...]

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Cacti: For Greenhouse, Window Garden and Outdoors

Let’s get acquainted with Cacti. Just so you will know, Cacti is the plural form of Cactus. Cacti make good rock garden plants and they come in many varieties that you can pick from. I will be give you some general information and then discuss outdoor and indoor cultivation, and how to take cuttings of Cacti [...]

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