Cactus on the Window: Care Different in Winter and Summer
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Cactus on the Window: Care Different in Winter and Summer

Exotic succulents in nature grow in extreme conditions, surviving where other vegetation dies. They are not afraid of prolonged droughts and even if the above-ground dehydrated part dies, cactuses are reborn from the root like the phoenix from the ashes. Many of them prefer sandy or stony soil, carry the scorching sun and other climatic…

Cactus Roots: A Unique System that Helps the Plant Survive under Harsh Conditions
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Cactus Roots: A Unique System that Helps the Plant Survive under Harsh Conditions

The rhizome is considered the most vulnerable place for cacti. But only if we are talking about cultivated plants, in the natural environment, the root system is an example of how this part of the succulent can be useful, functional and communicative. Not all cactuses have similar roots in size, appearance and structure, everything depends…

Homeland of Cactuses: Where did these Amazing Flora Representatives Come From?
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Homeland of Cactuses: Where did these Amazing Flora Representatives Come From?

There is a popular belief that the homeland of a cactus is a desert, in which for many kilometers there is nothing but sand and wandering camels. Indeed, these unpleasant, prickly plants are primarily associated with desert landscapes. And they came to us from the hot African continent, and in addition, these succulents are able…

Saguaro Cactus: A Famous and Colorful Representative of the Desert Flora
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Saguaro Cactus: A Famous and Colorful Representative of the Desert Flora

Giant Carnegie or saguaro is the only representative of the family and the most recognizable inhabitant of the desert flora. These giants can be seen in movies about the wild west and in images of deserts. Saguaro cactus is the largest and most colorful succulent in the world, but it is not its only advantage….

Poisonous Cactuses: Myths, Superstitions and Warnings
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Poisonous Cactuses: Myths, Superstitions and Warnings

Cactus plants are a numerous family consisting of various, sometimes very unusual, succulent plants, many of which are successfully grown as house flowers. As it turned out, among them there are also poisonous cactuses, which contain toxic substances. Which family members fall into this category, are they really dangerous for humans? Is it dangerous to…

Florarium of Cactuses: An Island of Beauty and Exotics
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Florarium of Cactuses: An Island of Beauty and Exotics

These succulent plants decorate many interiors of residential and non-residential premises, blending seamlessly with the existing domestic vegetation. They have gained world popularity, create incredible compositions out of succulents, and the florarium of cactuses looks as original – luxurious and exotic. Vegetable terrariums, also known as florariums, are a fashionable trend of floriculture, and creativity,…