Category Cactus - Succulents

How To Graft Cacti
Cactus - Succulents

How To Graft Cacti

In general, cacti will graft pretty easily. Some interesting forms can be produced and created, since almost any two cacti can be successfully grafted.Once you see a few grafted plants, many beginners like to try their hand at grafting and learning the basic techniques.With a little practice anyone can become quite good grafting their own plants and making some unique looking forms.

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Cactus - Succulents

Rhipsalis Cereuscula Care Tips

Rhipsalis Cereuscula (RIP-sa-lis, ker-ee-USK-yoo-luh) is a shrubby cactus and belongs to the family: Cactaceae.The small shrub is indigenous to the tropical rainforests of Central and South America and is commonly found in Argentina, Brazil, and Uruguay.The scientific name “Rhipsalis” is derived from the Ancient Greek word “wickerwork” which refers to the morphology of the plant.
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Cactus - Succulents

Cereus Peruvianus Care: Learning To Grow The Peruvian Apple Cactus

Having plants indoors and giving them the humidity they would really like is another.It’s great when you can find a plant that doesn’t mind the low humidity, likes it on the dry side and takes up little space.What plant am I talking about? The Cereus peruvianus (Cereus repandus)Cereus Peruvianus “Peruvian Apple Cactus” FactsOrigin: South AmericaFamily: CactaceaeBotanical Name: Cereus peruvianus (see’-ree-us)Common Name: Peruvian Apple cactus, apple cactus, Queen of the Night, column cactusPlant Type: perennialHeight: 12″ inches to 25′ feet tallLeaves: Ribbed sea-green and gray-green stems, brown or black spinesFlowers: Free-blooming plant, White flowers, slight fragranceBloom Time: June through AugustHardiness: Outdoor USDA Hardiness Zones 8 through 10Exposure: Full sun, partial shade with bright lightSoil: Well-drained catcus soil with lots of sandWatering Needs: During active growth water thoroughly allow soil to dry, minimal watering during winterFertilizing: Half strength liquid cactus fertilizer about every ten days during the growing season.
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