Succulents

dischidia varieties

13 Best Dischidia Varieties and Types to Grow

Dischidia plants are exotic and easy-to-grow houseplants. Most varieties are trailing which means they grow long stems that can climb and hang about. This characteristic makes larger varieties perfect for hanging containers where their stems and foliage spill out over the rim. Smaller varieties do well in countertop containers and terrariums.  These are epiphytic plants …

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echeveria black prince

How to Grow and Care for Echeveria ‘Black Prince’

Most colored succulents do not occur naturally. They are diligent but sometimes accidental results of various cultivation and breeding practices and usually take years to achieve. These succulents are not just visually appealing but are also tough plants since they are the result of combining the desirable traits of their parent plants. One colored succulent …

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old man cactus

How to Grow and Care for Old Man Cactus (Cephalocereus senilis)

Spines are some of the identifying features of cactuses. They usually appear as pointed protuberances covering the body of the cactus, making the plant look intimidating, albeit characteristically fascinating. However, not all cacti are covered in prickly spines. Some species have a less threatening appearance like the Old Man Cactus. The unique morphology of its …

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astrophytum asterias

Astrophytum asterias (Star Cactus): Types and How to Grow and Care

One of the most fascinating things about plants is their symmetry. Often observed in the formation of flowers that are visually appealing to both animal pollinators and humans, this symmetry usually resembles cosmic patterns and shapes. But this is not limited to flowers alone; plant symmetry is also present in the leaves, roots, and stems …

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spineless prickly pear

Spineless Cactus (Opuntia varieties): How to Grow and Care

Spines have always been associated with cacti. They are highly modified stems that protect these plants from animals that want to feed on them. They also prevent them from losing too much moisture in their extremely hot natural growing environment.  But as plants were cultivated for ornamental and agricultural purposes, the spines have become less …

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