Category Archives for Cacti and Succulents

List of Popular Succulent Plants

Of the succulents, outside the Cactus family the larger number belong to the Order Crassulacae, and are well known as roof, wall, greenhouse or small bedding plants. Cotyledons include now the Echeverias, familiar as the little formal bedding rosettes, with … Continue reading

10. June 2013 by admin
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Succulent Plants in Cultivation

Succulent plants are classed together because they resemble each other in their adaptation to dry conditions, but they do not all belong to the same plant family. There are 24 families in which some degree of succulence is found but … Continue reading

31. January 2013 by admin
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Pests and Diseases of Cacti and Succulents

PESTS Succulent plants do not suffer greatly from pests, but if any insects are found, remove them at once with tweezers or a paint brush. The commonest pest is the mealy bug, a small whitish insect rather like a tiny … Continue reading

30. January 2013 by admin
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How to Propagate Cacti and Succulent Plants

SEED Most succulent plants are easily raised from seed, and if the seed is obtained from a reliable source the plants should be true to type. Do not sow seeds until about May if heat is not available. Sow them … Continue reading

29. January 2013 by admin
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Cacti and Succulents

Plants with green leaves that are left in the sun without water ordinarily flag in a few hours, and die within a few days. Plants that live in a hot, dry climate, however, manage to survive, because they are able … Continue reading

28. January 2013 by admin
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Growing Cacti and Succulents in the Greenhouse

Cacti and succulents add an exotic note to every collection of greenhouse and indoor plants. Once known as the `Cinderellas of the plant world’, their popularity is now assured. With a little care they can be induced to grow well … Continue reading

12. July 2011 by admin
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Cacti and Other Succulents

Succulents are plants that have evolved to grow in dry places by storing water and food in fleshy leaves or stems. Cacti are just one class of succulents in which the stem is the storage organ, often so swollen that … Continue reading

07. April 2011 by admin
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